Sewing For Kids: 30 Fun Projects to Hand and Machine Sew (Paperback)

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Sewing For Kids: 30 Fun Projects to Hand and Machine Sew (Paperback)


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Get crafty with super fun sewing projects for kids ages 6 to 9

From an adorable Needle House to an awesome Pizza Pencil Case, there are so many awesome things that can be sewn with just a needle and thread. Packed with beginner techniques for hand and machine sewing, Sewing for Kids takes you stitch-by-stitch from threading a needle to making your own Fingerless Gloves.

Get started with the ins and outs of hand-sewing, like how to tie a knot or sew a whipstitch, and before you know it, you'll be sewing on a sewing machine! Wow your friends with your own handmade Fruit Purse—then, take your sewing up a notch with magical machine-sewing projects, like a Winter Beanie and Shark Tail Blanket.

Sewing for Kids includes:
  • Needlework newbies—Start stitching with easy-to-understand techniques, safety rules, basic stitches to build on, and tips for filling your sewing kit.
  • Something for everyone—These fun and funky hand-sewing and machine-sewing projects increase in difficulty so you can get comfortable sewing and then practice your skills.
  • That's sew you!—Have a blast sewing handmade goods, like a Sloth Backpack Charm, a Tic-Tac-Toe Pillow, and a Beanbag Chair—or customize your crafts with tips to make it your own.

With Sewing for Kids, you'll have stitches of fun and a special skill you can feel proud of for a lifetime.
ALEXA WARD was first taught to sew as a child by her Italian grandmother. She is the founder of Brooklyn Sewcial, a positive, social, fun, and creative space where she teaches both adults and children the life-changing skill of sewing. Visit her at
Product Details ISBN: 9781641526647
ISBN-10: 1641526645
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: December 24th, 2019
Pages: 250
Language: English
“With Sewing for Kids, Alexa Ward provides the perfect introduction for both child and grown-up into the fun and friendly world of sewing. The tips on how to establish a learning environment are priceless and help to create a foundation for learning new skills that will last a lifetime. Sewing for Kids is a wonderful and much needed gift for discovering and sharing our common threads.”—Tracy McElfresh, founder of Tracy’s Sewing Studio

“I love how Sewing for Kids covers both hand and machine sewing with fun, modern on-trend projects that my kids will love! The language in the book is written in an enjoyable and encouraging way that is easy to follow. Parents and grandparents will have fun bonding and making memories with their kids—while learning a lifelong skill together. A perfect gift for any aspiring young sewist, I highly recommend this book!”—Jacqueline Polikoff, fashion designer and brand manager for McCall’s Sewing Patterns

“Filled with projects your kids will ACTUALLY want to slow down and make, Alexa's book is an approachable introduction to sewing either by hand or by machine for kids who love to be creative and build things themselves. As a sewing teacher myself, I know kids will be happy to practice so that they can make funky projects like the pizza pencil case. Come on, you can put pepperoni slices on it! How cute is that!? I look forward to using Alexa's book at my studio for project inspiration during my kids classes!”—Julia Passafiume, owner of Old Spool Sewing and Crafts Studio