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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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American Girl Doll Skiis Crafting Project: AG Doll Crafting Project

Here in Northern Virginia, we just had our first snow for the season (even though it is March!) so we are still thinking about these American Girl Doll ski’s! If you like American Girl Doll crafting projects you will love this!  You may a little adult help with cutting them out but it is tons […]

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Girl Scout Brownie Outdoor Art Creator Badge Craft Project Ideas! NEW BADGE!

We LOVE the new Outdoor Girl Scout badges!  If you are looking for ideas and inspiration for either the Brownie Outdoor Art Creator or Junior Art Explorer, we have some tips and projects for you. Nature!  For the first requirements the kiddos will need to go on an outdoor nature walk!  Give each girl a […]

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DIY Rose Gold Cut Gem Bracelets: Jeweler Junior Girl Scout Badge Craft Project

We love these beautiful rose gold and cut gem bracelets and want to show you how to make some on your own! These would be a great project when working towards your Jeweler Junior badge or even as gifts (kids and adults!). Supplies: 5 yard roll of rose gold bendable  aluminum metal wire (found in […]

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Kids Teddy Bear Beach Crafting Party Project

Looking for a fun birthday party for your little crafter?  At one of our recent summer camps here in Aldie, Virginia we made little beach scenes for cute little teddy bears! We purchased this teddy bears in a pack from Oriental Trading.  You can also get them on Amazon.  They are usually a 12 pack […]

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Kids Recycled Box Craft: American Girl Doll Grace’s Parisian Bakery

Do you love crafting mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Love Grace?  We have some awesome inspiration to get you started on making a Grace themed Paris bakery stand for your 18” doll! You just need a box that has an open back so it looks like a bakery stand, a good imagination, some […]

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Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge Project Ideas: Broccoli Plushie, Sewing Gardening Apron & More

We recently had a great time with some awesome Junior Girl Scouts at our Secret Garden Sewing, Crafting & Gardening Camp in Aldie, Virginia!  They earned their Gardener Badge and the retro Sew Simple badge too! We wanted to provide ideas for Girl Scout leaders and moms who are helping their troop earn the Gardener […]

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DIY Painted Bead Necklace: Girl Scout Junior Jeweler Badge Project & Brownie Painting Badge Idea

Are you a Junior Girl Scout troop working on your Jeweler Badge?  A Brownie troop working on the Painting badge? This project would be great to use for either badge!  Also if you have a multi level of Brownie to Cadettes it would be great for all of those levels!  Grab some paint, jewelry string […]

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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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Kids Sewing Birthday Parties In Northern Virginia: Aldie Virginia, Loudoun County

Are you looking for a fun and unique birthday party for your daughter?  Come to our sewing studio in Aldie, Virginia and celebrate your big day by learning to sew! Girls in 2nd grade and up can experience one of our sewing parties!  The younger girls can learn hand sewing techniques and make some groovy […]

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