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Girls Christmas Gift Idea! American Girl Doll Princess Gowns! Handmade too!

Are you looking for a unique Christmas or Hanukkah gift for that little American Girl doll lover in  your life? My grandmother and I make these adorable 18” doll outfits!  My 86 year old Grandma (who taught me to sew when I saw about 8) makes the cutest doll clothes.   She used to make […]

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Make Your Own AG 18” Doll Trick or Treat Table… with Mini Candies and Treats!

Are you looking for a fun Halloween craft or party activity for your daughter to make for her dolls? At one of our recent 18” Doll Accessory Workshops here in Chantilly, Virginia, we taught the girls how to make mini trick or treat tables with pretend little candies and goodies!     You can make […]

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Girls Pajama Pants Sewing Class In Chantilly, Virginia!

In one of our recent kids sewing classes in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to sew fleece pajama pants! The girls learned how to work the sewing machine and completed cozy and cute fleece PJ pants.  We love to see their expression and enthusiasm once they have completed a sewing project! If you […]

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DIY Doll Tutorial- 18” Doll Princess Party Hat!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace, one of our favorite offerings is an 18” Doll Crafting Birthday Party!  We added a new doll accessory to our party activities…and that is an adorable princess party hat! We offer these crafting birthday parties in the Northern Virginia area as well as the Westfield/Scotch Plains New Jersey areas. Hey! […]

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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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Girl Scout Brownie Bugs Badge Idea-DIY Tutorial Cute Caterpillar Kids Craft

Hey GS leaders!  Here are some fun craft ideas to work towards your Brownie Girl Scout Bugs Badge. We came up with this colorful and fun caterpillar craft idea! You will need:  (this is for one girl) 8 big size pom poms  (OR you can always make a mini version of this and buy the […]

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Craft Your Own 18” Doll Mini Italian Restaurant, Table & Food

At one of our recent  Cupcakes and Lace summer camps here in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to make tons of mini pretend restaurant cuisines, food and furniture for their 18” or American Girl doll! In our own 5 day camp we taught the girls a different country and cuisine each day and […]

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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 T-Shirt Necklace Craft—Eco-Friendly Way to Recycle Old T-Shirts

Here is a quick and easy eco-friendly way to re-use old t-shirts and turn them into necklaces! This is a great Girl Scout craft idea, summer camp craft, or a fun birthday party idea!  Here at Cupcakes and Lace we have done this activity with the girls many times and they love it!  This fun […]

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