Sunday, September 14, 2014

September 14: Sewing Month

image from threadsmagazine.com


Mini-Cushion

Materials:

  • cloth napkins
  • scissors
  • darning needle
  • heavy thread or yarn
  • tissues or cotton

Directions:

  1. Younger kids might need to practice stitching on scratch cloth before starting this project.
  2. Make a design or picture using yarn and needle on one of the cloth napkins.
  3. Sew the 2 napkins together with big stitches on all sides.
  4. Be sure to leave a space to stuff the cushion.
  5. Stuff the cushion with the stockings and sew the opening together.
Source(s): The above is just one of multiple sewing activities (H3, H4, H5, H11, H12, and H13) in Toolbox Training’s book 100 Art Activities for Kids.


Check out the full September calendar to see the month at a glance as well as floating holidays, specialty weeks, and themes for the month.

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