Sewing Workshops Category
If you love Star Wars you will enjoy our mini R2D2 mini plushie! Just a few supplies and you can make your own. This also make a perfect R2D2 size for your American Girl Doll! Supplies: white felt (one piece cut about 16 inches long by 5 inches wide) white felt for arms etc. (sizes vary depending on how you create it!) fabric markers one Styrofoam cup white thread and needle (for hand sewing the plushie) poly fiber fill glue gun with...Continue Reading!
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!
We recently bought a bunch of new sewing machine for our sewing studio here in Aldie, Virginia and the Singer Stylist 7258 is our new favorite! For my personal sewing I love my Bernina I bought about 15 years ago, as well as my Grandmas Singer Featherweight from about 60 years ago! But for beginner sewers (and even intermediate and advanced sewers!) this gem sews wonderfully! To be honest there are many newer Singers that are just not made the way they used...Continue Reading!
Cupcakes and Lace just made 'premier' Program Partners for Girl Scouts Nations Capital council! We are super excited! We have been partners with the council for several years but recently made the premier status! If you are a local Girl Scout troop we would love to have your troop in for a private troop workshop. We can do workshops for Daisys all the way to Cadettes. If you contact us we can send you a list of what badge workshops,...Continue Reading!
In last weeks After School Sewing Class here in Aldie, Virginia we taught the girls how to make Emoji pillows! Here is some inspiration to make one of your own. The best part is you can really make this any size and any emotion! Supplies: yellow cotton flannel, fleece or felt (our circle was about 12.5 by 12.5 inches) red, pink, black, white felt squares/scraps for the faces posterboard if you wish to pre-cut patterns for the kids (see photo) sewing supplies: pins, fabric scissors, sewing...Continue Reading!
In one of our recent sewing classes in Aldie, Virginia the kiddos learned how to make a minion stuffed animal! If you know how to hand sew or machine sew (or have someone who can teach you!) here are some ideas and inspiration to make one of your own. We hand sewed this cute minion stuffed animals then used cutting and hot glue (with adult help) to decorate the minions clothes and eyes. Supplies: yellow felt (we made ours about 12 by 12 in an oval...Continue Reading!
Northern Virginia Kids and Adult Sewing and Crafting Studio in Aldie, Virginia! Girl Scout Workshops, Summer Camps and Kids Birthday Parties!
Cupcakes and Lace Sewing Studio for kids and adults is happy to announce our grand opening in Aldie, Virginia! We would love to see you at the studio for a future class! We offer kids sewing, crafting, girl scout badge workshops, private lessons and birthday parties. We also offer adult sip and sew parties, bachelorette, bridal shower events, and private sewing lessons. During the summer months we have sewing and crafting camps for the girls! We can also travel to you (depending...Continue Reading!
Grand Opening Kids & Adults Sewing Studio in Aldie, Virginia on September 27th! Crafts & Cupcakes Day!
We are celebrating our new sewing & crafting studio location grand opening in historic Aldie, Virginia on September 27, 2015 from 1-4pm! Local Northern Virginians please join us for a fun day full of crafts and cupcakes! Girls and Girl Scouts in 1st grade and up can come enjoy some fun miniature crafting for your 18'' doll or stuffed animal and tons more. We will also be serving yummy cupcakes as well as some free raffles to possibly win C&L gift...Continue Reading!
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!
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!