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Singer Stylist 7258 Sewing Machine Review: Great Kid & Adult Sewing Machine!

We often get asked what sewing machine we recommend for our kiddo students (and adult students!).  In our classes here in Northern Virginia, we use the Singer Styist 7258 sewing machine.  We would strongly recommend these little work horses for any beginner or even intermediate sewer wanted to purchase a new machine. There are many […]

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American Girl Doll Skiis Crafting Project: AG Doll Crafting Project

Here in Northern Virginia, we just had our first snow for the season (even though it is March!) so we are still thinking about these American Girl Doll ski’s! If you like American Girl Doll crafting projects you will love this!  You may a little adult help with cutting them out but it is tons […]

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The Little Mermaid- Disney Villain Inspired Halloween Treat: Ursula’s Tentacles Pretzel Snack

Halloween is coming up soon and we have a great Disney Villain inspired sweet treat to get the party started! These Little Mermaid Ursula Tentacles are so yummy and fun to make. Supplies: one bag of purple Candy Melts (you can get these at Michaels, ACMoore or JoAnn Fabrics) big pretzel rods silver sprinkles silver […]

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DIY Mini Fairy Garden Kids Crafting Art Project

In one of our recent summer camps we taught our students how to make a miniature Fairy Garden Village!  See below for some ideas on how to make your own! You can purchase most of these supplies at Dollar Tree and Michaels.  Dollar Tree has assorted moss, sand, rocks, shells etc.  So this project is […]

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Kids Recycled Box Craft: American Girl Doll Grace’s Parisian Bakery

Do you love crafting mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Love Grace?  We have some awesome inspiration to get you started on making a Grace themed Paris bakery stand for your 18” doll! You just need a box that has an open back so it looks like a bakery stand, a good imagination, some […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Kids Felt Food Plushies: Super Fun Kids Sewing Project Idea

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Girl Scout Junior Drawing Badge Ideas & Projects: Also Brownie Painting Badge Ideas

At our sewing and crafting studio for kids in Aldie, Virginia we recently hosted a Junior Drawing badge for a local GSCNC troop! If you are local and interested in earning this badge with us let us know!  We would love to schedule a private troop workshop.  We are official premier program partners with our […]

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