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Weaving for Kids

Posted by Kimberly on March 18, 2016 in Home Economics |

Weaving for Kids Does the process of knitting seem to take too long before you finally have a finished product? You may like to give weaving a try in your homeschool. We started to learn how to weave when my son was just a few years old, with a frame loom, and he was hooked! Frame […]

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For the Kids AND for You: The Ultimate DIY Bundle

Posted by Kimberly on January 21, 2015 in Resources |

**This bundle is no longer available. Stay tuned for new bundles coming up in future!** There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With homeschooling, work, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone, and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone fitting in arts or crafts or […]

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Fibre Friday: Sewing a Frozen Elsa Costume Part 2

Posted by Kimberly on April 4, 2014 in Blog Hops/Walks, Things to Do, Places to Go |
Frozen Elsa costume

Last Friday, I shared the beginnings of the dance version of a Frozen Elsa costume I’m making: Fibre Friday – Sewing a Frozen Elsa Costume Part 1. It’s dance competition season and my daughter will be wearing it for her lyrical dance solo. I’m not finished yet! Some of the hand sewing took quite awhile. […]

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Fibre Friday: Sewing a Frozen Elsa Costume Part 1

Posted by Kimberly on March 28, 2014 in Blog Hops/Walks, Things to Do, Places to Go |
Frozen Elsa costume

Welcome to Fibre Friday! It’s dance competition season! I have been busy sewing a costume for my daughter’s Lyrical solo. It’s going to be a dance version of a Frozen Elsa costume. She is a huge fan of Frozen the movie and of the music. She sings the songs all over the house, all the […]

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Fibre Friday: Knitting More Fingerless Gloves

Posted by Kimberly on March 14, 2014 in Blog Hops/Walks, Things to Do, Places to Go |
Fibre Friday

A couple of weeks ago, I shared about A Knit-a-thon, Arm Knitting, and Fingerless Gloves. Since then, I haven’t got much knitting done (or any other fibre arts for that matter), but I did manage to knit more fingerless mitts. It’s the same pattern from the book, Knitting New Mittens and Gloves, that I borrowed […]

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Fibre Friday: Teaching Kids to Knit

Posted by Kimberly on March 7, 2014 in Home Economics |
teaching kids to knit

It’s Fibre Friday! I thought I would share some tips on teaching kids to knit this week. Teaching Kids to Knit My 15 year old son, my 10 year old daughter and I all enjoy knitting. Sometimes we knit while we take turns reading aloud to each other during our homeschool day. Knitting also comes […]

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Fibre Friday: A Knit-a-thon, Arm Knitting, and Fingerless Gloves

Posted by Kimberly on February 28, 2014 in Blog Hops/Walks, Things to Do, Places to Go |
Fibre Friday

The Olympics and the Ravellenics are over! Did you knit, crochet, or make something? I didn’t finish the Crosstown Convertible, but it’s on the back burner – I would love to finish it sometime in March! Last Saturday was the annual Knit Fit Knit-a-thon. We spent all day knitting from 10am to 5pm and had […]

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Fibre Friday: Needle Felting Fun at Home & School Mosaics

Posted by Kimberly on January 3, 2014 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Welcome to Fibre Friday! Every week I will be sharing the fibre arts we like to do and what we are working on on our homeschool! This week, I would like to share my recent article from Home & School Mosaics: Needle Felting Fun. There are so many great things you can make with your […]

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WoolWorks! Curriculum Review

Posted by Kimberly on May 2, 2011 in Resources, Reviews |

For Fibre Arts Monday this week I thought it would be fitting to share a Fibre Arts curriculum. I received this curriculum in exchange for an honest review 🙂 Harrisville Designs provides fleeces, yarns, looms, educational toys and more for those who love fibre and the fibre arts. They have also put together WoolWorks! a curriculum […]

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Fibre Arts Monday! March 28th, 2011

Posted by Kimberly on March 28, 2011 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

It’s Fibre Arts Monday once again!  I promised to share the summer sweater pattern I’m working on knitting in a beautiful, natural organic cotton yarn.  Here’s the back piece that I’ve already finished.  I just have to get around to casting on the front piece now 🙂 Click on the icon to learn about Fibre […]

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