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Girl Scout Junior Badge Making Memories Scrapbooking Badge

said on July 12th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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In a recent private Girl Scout troop workshops here in Northern Virginia we helped a Washington DC troop earn the Making Memories badge with a scrapbook theme! We think this is a great retired badge (they are still currently available on GSUSA!) and make a super fun activity for your troop.  If you are local come to our studio and we can help you earn this badge. If you are not local you can do this on your own.  You can get some...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge Project Ideas: Broccoli Plushie, Sewing Gardening Apron & More

said on July 10th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Nature Crafting

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We recently had a great time with some awesome Junior Girl Scouts at our Secret Garden Sewing, Crafting & Gardening Camp in Aldie, Virginia!  They earned their Gardener Badge and the retro Sew Simple badge too! We wanted to provide ideas for Girl Scout leaders and moms who are helping their troop earn the Gardener badge.  We like putting a different twist on it by adding some sewing projects in.  Here are some ideas and tips. SEWING PROJECT WITH A GARDENING THEME:...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Craft: Camping Tent

said on July 1st, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Dolls, Recycled Crafting

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We have the best summer craft for you to make for your American Girl Doll or 18'' Doll...a camping tent! See below to make one for your doll! Cupcakes and Lace AG Doll Tent Supplies:   one new flat cardboard box (we bought these from WalMart for about $1.5o each...make sure to get the larger size) duck tape (we used the smores printed duck tape!) paint/markets/stickers etc. to decorate the sides of your tent box cutter for adult use to pre-cut the flaps off fabric for the flaps...Continue Reading!

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DIY Terrarium Craft For Kids: Project Idea for Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge

said on June 25th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Nature Crafting, Summer Camp

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In one of our recent summer camps for girls here in Aldie, Virginia the Junior Girl Scouts earned their Gardener badge by completing several fun outdoor projects and sewing gardening themed items too! Our DIY Kids Terrarium Craft is awesome for a birthday party, project idea when earning the Gardener GS Junior badge, or just a fun summer activity to do with the kiddos. We got most of the supplies from the Dollar Tree and Michaels (so it is pretty inexpensive to...Continue Reading!

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DIY Girl Scout Jeweler Junior Badge Craft: Recycled Sewing Thread Spool & Button Necklace

said on May 28th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Sewing

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If you are a Junior Girl Scout troop working on your Jeweler Junior badge we have a great activity for you!  This cool thread spool necklace is also a great way to recycled thread spool and use buttons in a unique way!  Plus it is pretty inexpensive and not messy. Supplies: buttons!  any colors and sizes thread spool  any size and color washi tape necklace string (make sure it is thin enough to fit through the button holes) Make It:   First we decorated our thread spools...Continue Reading!

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Miniature Teddy Bear Beach Surfboard & Camera: Kids Crafts For Stuffed Animals & Barbies

said on May 15th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Teddy Bear Crafting

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Summer is almost here and why not celebrate by making mini beach themed items for miniature stuffed animals like this cute teddy bear! Moms, this is a great activity to do as a birthday party or just to beat the summer heat. You can purchase this teddy's in bulk on Oriental Trading or Amazon. Hey, if you want to make even more mini teddy beach themed items check out this post too!     Mini Surfboard & Camera Supplies: Mini cardstock sheet with cameras on it...Continue Reading!

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Kids Crafts: Mini Teddy Bear Beach Inspired Scene & Mini Grill & Hamburgers

said on May 10th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Teddy Bear Crafting

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We host a really fun Mini Teddy Bear Beach Crafting party here in Loudoun County Virginia (Aldie) for crafty kiddos!  We wanted to share a few DIY posts on how to make some mini beach theme items for your mini stuffed animals. Hey, this is a great party idea to do at home.  You can get these little teddy bears for about $12-$15 for a dozen of them.  We get ours from Oriental Trading and Amazon. See below to make the mini...Continue Reading!

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Kids Felt Food Plushies: Super Fun Kids Sewing Project Idea

said on April 26th, 2016 filed under: Craft Kits, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops

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We wanted to share these adorable felt food plushies we taught the girls to make at a recent sewing class here in Aldie, Virginia. We made our own patterns ahead of time with poster board.  You can really make these any size.  Poster board patterns are great for kids because they are sturdy and easy for them to trace onto the fabric. The possibilities are endless with felt veggies and junk food!  We created Popsicle, donuts, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower and french fries....Continue Reading!

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DIY Painted Bead Necklace: Girl Scout Junior Jeweler Badge Project & Brownie Painting Badge Idea

said on April 26th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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Are you a Junior Girl Scout troop working on your Jeweler Badge?  A Brownie troop working on the Painting badge? This project would be great to use for either badge!  Also if you have a multi level of Brownie to Cadettes it would be great for all of those levels!  Grab some paint, jewelry string and wooden beads and enjoy!       Supplies: Wooden beads (you can find a pack of these in the wood section at Michaels) acrylic paint and paintbrush jewelry string painters tape paper plate or...Continue Reading!

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Kids Sewing Birthday Parties In Northern Virginia: Aldie Virginia, Loudoun County

said on April 15th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Sewing

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Are you looking for a fun and unique birthday party for your daughter?  Come to our sewing studio in Aldie, Virginia and celebrate your big day by learning to sew! Girls in 2nd grade and up can experience one of our sewing parties!  The younger girls can learn hand sewing techniques and make some groovy owl plushies.  The older girls (4th grade and up) can learn how to work the sewing machine and choose from several themes like Emoji pillows, skirts,...Continue Reading!

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