Stitch Camp

18 Crafty Projects for Kids & Tweens – Learn 6 All-Time Favorite Skills: Sew, Knit, Crochet, Felt, Embroider & Weave

By Nicole Blum Catherine Newman

In today’s thriving maker culture, kids are hungry for hands-on guidance in creating stylish wearables and practical objects, or hacking and customizing existing ones. Authors Nicole Blum and Catherine Newman get them started with complete instructions for mastering six favorite fiber crafts. Step-by-step photos teach kids ages 9–14 the basics of how to sew, knit, crochet, felt, embroider, and weave, plus how to make three projects for each craft. From woven patches and a knitted backpack to embroidered merit badges and a crocheted bracelet, the fresh, kid-approved projects encourage creative variations and build confidence along with valuable life skills.

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Nicole Blum

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Catherine Newman

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Review quotes
“Accessible skill-building over a range of needle-crafts — and the delight with which the authors encourage readers to upcycle, improvise, and break the rules is utterly contagious.” — Margaret Bloom, author of Making Peg Dolls and More
 
“An endlessly joyful and captivating crafty adventure! With a warm and inviting voice, Blum and Newman empower kids to be confident and bold makers. Their projects are attainable, fun, and perfectly imperfect.” — Emily Neuburger, author of Journal Sparks and Show Me a Story
Product Details
Age range
9 - 14
Categories
Number of pages
208
Publication date
October 17, 2017
ISBN
9781612127507