Saturday, April 13, 2013

Intro to Sewing

We started with stitching samplers - whip stitch and running stitch. To practice these stitches we first had to thread the needle and knot the thread - tricky enough! Knotting off when your thread runs out was mastered as well.

We made needle cases too so we can keep all our needles together in a safe spot - we learned how to sew on a needle to close the case.
Using a pattern we made drawstring bags out of fleece.

These can be used to hold out supplies - or worn as a hat!

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