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DIY AG Doll Craft: Disney Little Mermaid Ariel Fin American Girl Doll Outfit Part 1

said on August 6th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Dolls, Sewing, Sewing Workshops, Summer Camp

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Everyone loves Disney...especially Little Mermaid!  Such a classic!  Learn how to make this adorable Ariel inspired outfit for your American Girl Doll! At one of our recent American Girl Doll camps in Chantilly, VA we had a fun week celebrating all things Disney...for our 18'' dolls. Check out the tutorial below to learn how to make the Ariel fin tail.  Note that you can sew this OR with adult help hot glue.       What you will need: about a quarter yard of green  fabric-we found...Continue Reading!

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Felt Foodies Hot Dog & French Fries Kids Hand Sewing Project Idea

said on August 1st, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Workshops, Summer Camp

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In one of our recent sewing camps for kids in Chantilly, Virginia we taught the girls to sew some cute food stuffed animals! Want to make a pretend and delicious hot dog meal?  See below for some sewing inspiration! If you know how to hand sew or have someone who can teach you this is a great project!  After you hand sew the hot dog you can use hot glue (with adult help) to make the bun, ketchup, mustard and fries!  Add...Continue Reading!

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We are moving! Kids Sewing Studio in Historic Aldie, Virginia! Crafting, Sewing, Girl Scout Classes, Camps & Birthday Parties Northern Virginia

said on July 30th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Summer Camp

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Hey everyone!  Cupcakes and Lace is moving our studio to historic Aldie Virginia in September!  We are super excited about our new location in such a cute little town. Located right near the Aldie Mill we will be in an beautiful Victorian house with a wrap around porch.  This will give us endless possibilities for fun outdoor crafts and lunch time on the porch. All you local Northern Virginia parents of young girls come join us on September 27th anytime from 1pm-4pm...Continue Reading!

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Current Girl Scout Council Own Brownie & Junior Badges Available—Such Fun Ideas Here!

said on July 25th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Dolls, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Sewing

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Hey Girl Scout leaders!  I am always on the search for the unique (retired or current!) council own badges in the US! Sometimes I am scouring Ebay for the really neat ones that are unfortunately now retired! However, I wanted to compile a list of the currently available council own badges we found to be really fun.  I hope this will help you when planning your fun year or earning badges.  I also listed some ideas of things you can do to put a...Continue Reading!

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Butterfly Fun Patch Kit For Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies

said on July 20th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits

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Have a Daisy or Brownie troop and you are looking for fun activities to do for the year? How about checking out our Butterfly Fun Patch Kit! You only need one kit per troop then you can purchase your amount of needed patches separately.  Each kit will make your life easier!  Your troop will learn about butterflies, craft a mini butterfly,  and enjoy a fun snack that will teach them how butterflies eat.  Pictures, templates, instructions and supply sheet are all...Continue Reading!

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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Crafting & Activity Ideas

said on July 17th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Recycled Crafting, Sewing

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Have a Junior Girl Scout troop that is working towards your Playing the Past badge? We have some ideas you might enjoy! First you need to pick a theme or era/decade for Playing the Past to narrow down your ideas. We have done this badge in many of our Girl Scout badge workshops.  One idea we love to do a 1970's theme!  If you choose this decade you could craft pet rocks with the girls...these are always a big hit.  Especially if you do...Continue Reading!

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Compilation Of American Girl Doll DIY Kids Crafts: Play Food, Furniture, Accessories & More For 18” Doll

said on July 10th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Dolls

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We are always coming up with American Girl Doll crafting ideas so we decided to compile a bunch of our favorite projects into one post! Doll Tent:  Summer is the perfect time for your doll to go camping with you.  Learn how to make this doll tent with just a few supplies and a cardboard box! Doll Beach Lounge Chair:  Oh so fun!  Another great recycled craft for summer. Doll Elsa Cape & Wand:  For all the Disney lovers here is a great...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Craft: Make A Beach Lounge Chair For Your 18” Doll

said on June 27th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Craft Kits, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Recycled Crafting

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Lets craft an awesome American Girl Doll Beach lounge chair!  This craft is super fun, eco friendly and only take a few supplies! Supplies: big box!  We used a cucumber or pepper sized Costco box.  Anything that is at least 18'' long will work Duck tape or just paper to cover the sides stickers, gems, or paper cut outs (we printed a sheet of fruit clip art to cut and glue on the sides) piece of fabric for the top/beach towel (we used some terry...Continue Reading!

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Craft A Beach Scene For Your AG Doll Or Teddy Bear! Using Real Sand!

said on June 18th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Nature Crafting, Teddy Bear Crafting

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This summer time doll craft is such fun!  Make these scene using real sand and shells! You can make this for your American Girl doll, teddy bear or stuffed animal and use it when you make the Beach Lounge Chair. Supplies: Blue poster board (one sheet per girl) shells  (you can purchase the shells and small bags of sand at the Dollar Tree or Michaels) sand markers, paint and/or construction paper to create beach creatures, fish, waves and more scissors glue (we use dixie cups and made decoupage...Continue Reading!

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Follow Us For Free Kids Crafting, Sewing & Girl Scout Badge Ideas!

said on June 15th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Birthday Parties, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Summer Camp

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Hey Everyone!  If you don't already follow us on all of our social medial outlets then you are missing out! We have tons of free kids crafting projects, sewing inspiration, Girl Scout projects, pictures and tutorials on all of our pages.  For locals we put up cute photos of your girls having a blast in classes and camps. Our Pinterest page is a great resource for all things kids!  We have tons of boards and pins to get your creative juices flowing. Check...Continue Reading!

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