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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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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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Handmade American Girl 18” Doll Clothes! Made By Grandma! Gym Uniforms, Cheer Costumes & More!

As some of you local parents know my 87 year old Grandmas has been make doll clothes for over 50 years!  She now has an Etsy shop where she sells her adorable American Girl Doll Clothes. Each outfit comes with at least 2 accessories (sometimes a headband, purse, shoes etc.) and each is one of […]

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VIDEO-Teddy Bear Picnic Crafting Kit For Kids-Super Fun Birthday Party Idea

Summer time is the perfect time for picnics, and crafting with the kiddos! We created a great crafting kit for kids- Teddy Bear Picnic Crafting Kit!  Spend some time on a picnic crafting adventure with your new GUND brand teddy bear.  Each kit comes with your very own carrying case/box that you can store your new […]

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Girls Neon Jewelry Craft Idea! Great For Girl Scout Jeweler Junior Badge!

At one of our recent Girl Scout badge workshops in Chantilly, Virginia we taught the girls how to earn their Jeweler badge! We made tons of fun accessories and even a really cool animal figurine jewelry holder (Check out the tutorial right here to make one!).  The girls favorite project was this awesome neon necklace.  […]

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DIY Animal Figurine Jewelry Holder/Hanger…Great Idea for Junior Girl Scout Jeweler Badge!

At our recent Jeweler Junior Badge Workshop in Chantilly, Virginia we showed the Junior Girl Scouts how to make a really unique jewelry hanger/holder! We have some directions for you to make one at home or with your Girl Scout troop.  The best part about this craft it that you can really use your imagination and […]

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How to Make a Valentine’s Mailbox For Your 18” American Girl Doll!

At one of our recent 18” doll accessory classes in Chantilly, Virginia we taught the girls how to craft mini mailbox for their doll! Check out the instructions below to make one for your own 18” doll or teddy bear!  We also crafted mini Valentines cards to go into the oh so adorable mailboxes. Cupcakes […]

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How to Make Earmuffs For Your 18” Doll!

At one of our recent 18” doll accessory crafting classes in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to make warm earmuffs for their doll! Want to make one for your doll?  Check out the directions below! Cupcakes and Lace 18” Doll Earmuff Supplies: Craft Foam 2 Giant Pom Poms one jumbo fuzzy pipe cleaner […]

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How to Craft Mini Spaghetti For Your 18” AG Doll! Video Tutorial!

Do you love to craft mini items for your 18” doll or American Girl doll?  Or if you don’t have an 18” doll how about your favorite teddy bear? We have the perfect DIY video tutorial for you.   In this fun and quick video we will show you how to craft up a mini […]

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Monsters Inc. Stuffed Animals- Sew Your Own!

At one of our recent kids sewing classes here in Chantilly, Virginia we made the cutest Monsters! We taught the 1st and 2nd graders how to sew a cute and cuddly Mike Wizowski and Sully from Disney’s Monsters Inc. We then crafted up mini beds for their new friend. We used recycled materials for the […]

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