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Jeweler Junior Girl Scout Badge Project Idea: Pastel Tassle Necklace Kids Craft

We LOVE making Jeweler here at Cupcakes and Lace in Loudoun County Virginia, especially for the Jeweler Junior Girl Scout badge. Make this super adorable (and totally wearable for adults too!) necklace when working towards your Jeweler badge…or just for fun!   Supplies: Bead Landing brand Value Pack Pastel beads (you can really use any […]

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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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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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Singer Stylist 7258 Sewing Machine Review: Sewing Machine For Kids & Adults

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 […]

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Make Your Own American Girl Doll Yoga Mat

We recently hosted a super fun American Girl Doll Yoga & Spa themed crafting class!  The girls loved doing yoga poses alongside their AG dolls so we wanted to share the idea with you. AG Doll Yoga Mat: Real adult size yoga mat cut to about 18 inches long by 12 inches inches wide (we found […]

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DIY American Girl Doll Bathtub Craft

Does your American Girl doll need a little relaxation?  Craft her an awesome bath tub! Supplies: silver baking tray (we found ours from Dollar Tree) gems/stones (from Michaels in a big tub) assorted craft materials for the bath accessories:  craft foam, Crayola model magic, mini plastic baggies, sponges, washcloths, mini clear containers/bottles etc. scissors, tacky […]

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Girl Scout Sew For Service Project: DIY Dog Heating Pads For Animal Shelter Donations

We recently hosted a really fun animal themed sewing and crafting class for a local GSCNC Daisy Girl Scout troop near our studio here in Aldie, Virginia! The girls learned how to hand sew and each made themselves a small kitty cat stuffed animal to take home.  Since the girls are working on their animal journey […]

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Kids Easter Spring Crafts: Mini Bunny House & Miniature Furniture Crafting Projects

We recently had a Mini Bunny Hutch Crafting Class at our studio here in Aldie, Virginia.  We thought it would be fun to share this idea with others!  This is great for spring and Easter themed parties, Girl Scout meetings or home school activities. You can get really creative with this project and use just […]

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Custom Made Girl Scout Inspired Thin Mint & Samoa Pillows: Thin Mint Sprint Pillow Stuffed Animals

We recently were asking by some troop leaders from Girl Scouts of Central Texas to create four custom Thin Mint pillows for an upcoming Girl Scout Thin Mint Sprint Event they had. We were given their Thin Mint Sprint logo they created and asked to make something similar (had the green sweatband and the “2016” […]

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AG Doll Play Food Craft: Spaghetti & Meatballs For Your American Girl Doll

In one of our recent American Girl Doll Crafting classes in Aldie, Virginia we taught the girls how to make mini Italian themed foods!  One big hit was this mini bowl of spaghetti and meatballs.  We wanted to share how to make one at home for your doll. Supplies: Crayola Model Magic Clay (found at craft […]

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