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Best Sewing Machines & Sewing Supplies For Kids, Teens & Adults!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace Sewing Studio in Loudoun County Virginia, we offer lots of private sewing lessons for kids and teens (and adults too!). We often get asked which machines may be great for beginners (kids and adults!) and intermediate young sewers.  Below is are list of recommendations on machines and also supplies! A […]

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Mini Star Wars R2D2 Kids Sewing Plushie Craft: Perfect AG Doll Size too!

If you love Star Wars you will enjoy our mini R2D2 mini plushie! Just a few supplies and you can make your own.  This also make a perfect R2D2 size for your American Girl Doll! Supplies: white felt (one piece cut about 16 inches long by 5 inches wide) white felt for arms etc.  (sizes […]

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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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DIY Rainbow Sprinkle Candles!

Rainbow sprinkle candles are so colorful, and fun to make!  Check out this tutorial below to learn how to make one for yourself or with your kiddos!  This would be a great idea to do if your Girl Scout troop is working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge.  Or the Cadette or Senior Girls […]

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe: Home Scientist Girl Scout Brownie Badge Idea

We recently tried out our own Play Dough recipe and it was so fun!  This activity would be great if you are a Brownie Girl Scout troop working towards your Home Scientist badge,  great birthday party fun or a snowy day project with the kiddos. Note that we did ours per bowl/per color in the ingredients […]

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Craft Your Own American Girl Doll Bedroom Vanity

In one of our recent American Girl Doll Crafting classes here in Northern Virginia we used recycled boxes and turned them into bedroom vanity sets for our dolls! Check out this tutorial to make one for your doll! Supplies: Recycled detergent box to similar box that has a back to it and an opening in […]

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Girl Scout Sewing Ideas: Girl Scout Cookie Samoa & Thin Mint Pillow Stuffed Animals and More!

Running out of fun ideas to do with your Girl Scout troop?  We have a few things in mind! Girl Scout Cookie Pillows: If you know how to sew this is a super fun sewing project to do:  Samoa and Thin Mint stuffed animal pillows!  The pillows we make in our sewing classes are about […]

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Grand Opening Kids & Adults Sewing Studio in Aldie, Virginia on September 27th! Crafts & Cupcakes Day!

We are celebrating our new sewing & crafting studio location grand opening in historic Aldie, Virginia on September 27, 2015 from 1-4pm! Local Northern Virginians please join us for a fun day full of crafts and cupcakes!  Girls and Girl Scouts in 1st grade and up can come enjoy some fun miniature crafting for your […]

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DIY AG Doll Craft: Disney Little Mermaid Ariel Shell Bikini Top Outfit Part 2

Lets make part two of the American Girl Doll Disney Ariel Little Mermaid inspired outfit! You will need: two sea shells (you can get them at the beach or buy them from Dollar Tree or craft store) purple paint (we used one shimmery purple on top of the solid purple) paintbrush hot glue gun (with […]

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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Craft Idea: Recycled Denim Jean Purses Eco Friendly Craft

In some of our recent Girl Scout crafting classes here in Chantilly, Virginia we started making these adorable denim jean recycled purses! This is a great project to work towards your Girl Scout Playing the Past Junior badge!  Brownies this could be a fun idea for Its Your Planet Love It.  I am sure it […]

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