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Sew Petite: Sewing in circles tutorial to try with the kids

The latest issue of Petite Purls is up and ready to inspire you. My daughters and I collaborated on the Sew Petite feature, a beginning stitching project for you to try with the budding crafters in your life. Ameila, 4, stitched the flower in the hoop above.

Abby, 6, decided to go her own way and stitched stacks of circles embellished with buttons.

And I made this one.

All three pieces have found their way to the wall in the kitchen. It was fun to sit around the table and work on our projects together. Thanks heavens for family craft time. It’s the best!

Okay, head on over to Petite Purls and check out all the great patterns and projects. In honor of the online publication’s first birthday, Carey Huffman designed super cute knitted and crocheted party hats. Oh, to have the time to whip of a collection of those for the next family party.

Happy stitching, everyone!

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Comment from Adrienne Jones
Time: June 23, 2010, 1:50 am

That is so cute! I think I might try to make a cute apron with those flowers at the bottom.

Thanks for the post.

Pingback from Tutorial: Sewing in circles for kids · Needlework News @ CraftGossip
Time: June 23, 2010, 10:57 am

[...] Ackerman-Haywood (aka CraftSanity) has posted a rockin tutorial over on Petite Purls for the perfect summer project to get your wee [...]

Comment from Hilary at Postal Gold
Time: June 25, 2010, 4:52 am

This is a great idea that is simple and encouraging for kids (and the not so crafty adults alike)!

Comment from Melanie
Time: June 25, 2010, 1:15 pm

I love the work your little girls did. They’re following in Mommy’s footsteps — too cute. Nice work!

Comment from Plain and Joyful Living
Time: June 26, 2010, 8:22 am

This would be great to do with my two daughters – thank you for sharing.

Comment from Charlize – Postalgold
Time: June 30, 2010, 10:34 am

Usually I do not condone any use of play on words….but these are just adorable!!!! I am always suprised to see what your kids can do – it really puts a smile on my day.

Pingback from Stitching in Circles: Hand-Stitched Felt Wall Art · Felting @ CraftGossip
Time: July 2, 2010, 12:56 pm

[...] is a neat DIY Stitching in Circles: Hand-Stitched Felt Wall Art By Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood wall hanging made….  The tutorial is on Petite Purls and Jennifer’s blog is Craft Sanity.   I also found a site [...]

Comment from Jennifer Forest
Time: July 6, 2010, 6:44 pm

Not an original comment I’m sure – but I think these are very cute! Its actually a really good idea to use felt with kids, it would be a nice firm piece of fabric and be easy to for the kids to work with – must try it sometime. Thanks!

Comment from Cathy
Time: July 7, 2010, 10:39 pm

I adore them!!

Comment from Sascha
Time: August 9, 2010, 3:48 am

Am with Jennifer, not an original comment..but wow! Soo so cute!

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