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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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Sew Simple Junior Badge Workshop & Baby Quilts For Africa!

In one of our recent sewing workshops we helped the Junior Girl Scouts earn their Sew Simple badge! Before the badge change a year or two ago we stocked up on all the fun retired badges!  We love the Sew Simple Junior badge! During the Sew Simple workshops we teach the girls how to use […]

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Handmade Zebra Inspired Skirt!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we get inspiration for our kids crafting classes from everything around us! One thing we are inspired by is animals!  We created this adorable zebra skirt the other day and wanted to share it with you! Have a young daughter who is interested in sewing?  We have a few Skirt […]

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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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CRAFT PROJECT ALERT-Mini Teddy Bear Stove!

In one of our recent after school crafting classes we taught the girls how to make mini kitchen items, for the cutest 5 inch teddy bear! In our newest after school class called ‘Mini Teddy Bear Home Decor Accessories’ we provide the girls with a really cute GUND teddy bear.  Then each class a new […]

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Disney Beauty and the Beast Dress Made from Dolls!

On a recent trip to Disney World we became inspired by all things Disney, fun, magical and creative! One of our favorite things was this amazing Belle dress made from Belle dolls!  It was such a fun piece of artwork…so imaginative and magical!  We immediately were inspired to start designing and sewing more of our princess inspired […]

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Sew Your Own Snowman Stuffed Animal

In one of our recent after school sewing classes we taught the girls how to make mini snowmen stuffed animals! If you know how to hand sew or machine sew (or have a Grandma, mother, or teacher who can help show you! ) then this is a fun project for you! Cupcakes and Lace Snowman […]

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Kids Cooking Idea! Pink Lips Chocolate Lollipops!

We have a fun and easy cooking activity that is great for kids! We found these lollipop molds at the local craft store in the baking section…and they are perfect for the Valentine season.  All you need is the mold, lollipop sticks, and a bag of chocolate melts.  All three things you can find at a craft […]

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Valentine’s Baking Idea…Kids Mustache Sugar Cookies!

These yummy sugar cookies in the shapes of mustaches are super fun for kids to make! Sugar cookies are always a fun recipe to make with kids especially when it comes to the decorating part!  This is also an inexpensive and delicious edible craft.  You can use sugar cookie mix from the grocery store or […]

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