Sewing for Children by Emma Hardy. CICO Books, $19.95, 2010; cicobooks.com
When I first read about this book, it sounded fun; I love to sew and sewing for my son is always a treat. But it’s actually even better than that–it could be titled Sewing with Kids. Each project is simple enough to do with your child (I’ll have to wait a few years before my 13-month-old can hold a needle and thread, though!) and sure to motivate them to get crafty with you. There are projects ranging from an adorable soft tea set, to a pirate hat and salty sea dog eye patch, to wearable jewelry, to dolls and doll clothes. While many of the projects are slanted more towards girls, there are a number that would get a little boy excited about sewing, too. I love the fuzzy animal hat in particular, and we are sharing that project with you!
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Download the project excerpt PDF to make this adorable animal hat.
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Book Giveaway Time!
One lucky Craft reader will win a copy of Sewing for Children. Just tell us why you would like this book in the comments. All comments will be closed by Noon PST on Monday, May 21, 2010. The lucky winners will chosen randomly and announced later on the site. Good luck!