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DIY Kids Bird Crafts! Girl Scout Feathered Friends Brownie Badge/Water Journey Ideas

In one of our recent badge workshops for Girl Scouts  we celebrated birds by making crafts, learning about bird calls and habitats and so much more! In this workshop we taught the Brownies how to earn their Feathered Friends badge.  This is a super fun ‘council-own’ badge from the GS Wisconsin Badgerland council.   You can […]

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Frankenstein’s Fuzzy Friends Girls Sewing Class—October 18th in Chantilly, VA.

We are super excited about our upcoming Halloween inspired sewing class here in Northern Virginia! Our Fall schedule is packed with tons of fun girls sewing classes, crafting and doll accessories and badge workshops for Girl Scouts. Our Frankenstein Fuzzy Friends Sewing Class is one we are especially excited about!  We conducted this class last […]

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Fun DIY Tutorial- Kids Fizzing Science Experiment-Great Girl Scout Science Badge Idea!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we LOVE anything fun, colorful and especially for kids!  This fizzing science experiment we discovered through a couple of different Pinterest finds.  We then decided to put our own spin on it! We had the girls do this experiment for a recent Harry Potter Wizard Science class!  We gave them Harry […]

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Recycle Men’s Dress Shirts & Ties Into Purses!

At one of our recent summer camps-Eco Chic Fashionista Sewing Camp-the 6th-8th grade girls learned how to turn mens dress shirts and ties into adorable purses! Here at Cupcakes and Lace we LOVE recycling, re-using and re-purposing items and turning them into something unique and exciting!  This Eco Chic Camp is all about recycling items! […]

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DIY 18” Doll Craft- Make Mini Hot Dogs & Pickles

Learn how to craft mini hotdogs and pickles for your American Girl doll! This is the season for grilling hot dogs, and hamburgers and we have the cutest doll size hot dogs just for you!  Follow the directions below to make a yummy summer dinner for your American Girl or 18” doll!     18” […]

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1950’s Poodle Skirts & Playing The Past Girl Scout Badge

In one of our recent sewing classes we taught a Girl Scout troop how to make poodle skirts! The girls are working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge and decided to come to us for help sewing the skirts!  This badge focuses on learning about people of the past-how they lived, worked, played, what […]

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New Vintage Inspired Dress! “Home Sewing Is Easy”…

The air outside is getting warmer and spring is all around us…that inspires us to start sewing some spring dresses! We found Alexander Henry’s new “Home Sewing is Easy” fabric in black and white and had to grab it!  After thinking a little bit about what pattern we should use we decided on this awesome […]

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