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Learning To Sew Kits For Children

Anytime I have a child in my life who wants to learn to sew, I am all for it. The story behind the why? When I was a child, we had an old Singer treadle machine and a decrepit Brother machine. Neither of which I had any clue how to use. My Mom wasn’t exactly… Continue reading Learning To Sew Kits For Children

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DIY Wool Felt Crowns

DIY Wool Felt Crowns, a project you can make simple or be elaborate with. I chose to make it with two colors, one a felted color, the other a solid. While I used a sewing machine, this can be sewed by hand if you have the patience. It would be pretty as well top stitched… Continue reading DIY Wool Felt Crowns

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Mountain Goat on an Alpine Mountain Needle Felting

After I learned how to do needle felting with the Waldorf-style crowns, I was hooked. Looking around online, I came across how to make felted items using cookie cutters. And of course I have a mountain Goat Cookie Cutter and a Squirrel Cookie Cutter in my cookie cutters. I had fun learning how to make them,… Continue reading Mountain Goat on an Alpine Mountain Needle Felting

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Waldorf Nature Crafts: Leaf Crowns

Who knew a “simple” project would lead me to a new hobby. It started simple enough, I said yes to doing a set of leaf crowns for the children in my sons' nature preschool (16 of them!). Making the crowns out of wool felt was simple enough, but what the wool for, that was in… Continue reading Waldorf Nature Crafts: Leaf Crowns