Archive | May, 2018

Last Monday Class in the Studio

23 May

Well…Monday was a day of lasts.  The school year is winding down and our summer camps will be starting up on June 4th!  While I can’t wait for summer camp to start (we have so much fun and create so many things), I’m also a little sad to be losing such a great group of students – hopefully then will be able to join again in the fall.  Today we had so many finishes:

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A woven scarf.  I love that pattern!

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Pajama Pants – that fleece is soooo super soft!

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A teacher’s gift. Isn’t this so thoughtful!! I’m sure her teacher will cherish this forever!

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A cute owl clutch purse. This purse is completely lined!

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Another fabulous scarf!

This was the studio during class time.  They were all working hard to finish their projects!!

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Fantastic Preschoolers

22 May

Monday was my last preschool class for this semester.  We had a great time together and I am a little sad that the Monday class is done until the fall.  Today we:

made drawings and then embellished with fabric and sequins,

sewed up lacing cards – each student did many of these.  It was so fun!img_3158

And I gave them their pillows.  They painted the fabric last week and I sewed them into pillows to give them on the last day.  They totally LOVED them!!

Class Samples Galore!!

20 May

I have been having so much fun making samples for all the different classes that I teach!

For the studio, I made a sundress and sunglasses case sample for either kids or adults to make.  I might have to make another sunglasses case for the studio as I really like this one!

For the preschool class, I made little wooden looms and people out of used toilet paper tubes.  The students really loved these two activities!

For the tween class, we have a little ladybug bean bag, a woven monster bookmark, a keychain, and several other sewn stuffies that can be bean bags, cat toys or key chains – whatever they want to make.  I had so much fun creating these!

Private Lessons

19 May

Let’s Go Crafting offers private lessons by appointment.  Schedule yours now!  Today I worked with a student on her own machine.  Her bobbin was jammed so she learned how to fix that and then went on to make a pair of pajama pants.

Wednesday Class!

18 May
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A zippered pouch start and finish!

All kinds of good sewing going on!  We have the cover to a bean bag, a pet bed, jammie pants and a stuffed animal being created!

We have the start of a padded computer envelope, measuring and pinning of the hem on some pajama pants, and ironing.img_3122

And a free form elephant head.  I can’t wait to see it when it’s finished!  So many different projects being created in class!

Adult Classes

16 May

Our adult classes are in full swing!

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A finished tote bag.

Working on different projects!  It will be fun to see the finishes and starts next Tuesday!

Monday Studio Time

15 May

Monday was a fantastic day in the studio!!  Our students asked to listen to the soundtrack from “High School Musical” so we were rockin’ out to that.  I couldn’t believe how sweet it was to hear them all singing along as we worked on our projects!

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We finished a colorful panda.

After finishing the panda, this student started a pillow as an end-of-year teacher’s gift.

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Ooops! A little bit of ripping out stitches going on here. No worries!! After ripping, she almost finished her jammie pants!

There was also weaving, cutting out a new project, hand sewing and machine sewing happening in the studio.  WHEW!!  So much done in one class!

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