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Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 2

Posted by Kimberly on October 30, 2015 in Home Economics, Homeschool Information |

Last week for Fibre Friday, (Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 1) I promised to show you our finished Ty Lee costume! We finished it this week, before we made the drive to Halifax to enjoy Hal-Con today. Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 2 To create the Ty Lee blouse pattern, we traced a blouse […]

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Sewing a Ty Lee Costume: Part 1

Posted by Kimberly on October 23, 2015 in Home Economics |

It’s Fibre Friday! We have been working on all sorts of sewing and knitting projects. As you know, we like to cosplay (see our Elsa cosplay here). I am going to share the cosplay we are finishing for Hal-Con in Halifax next week! We are big fans of the animated series (not the movie), Avatar: […]

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Fibre Friday: Make a Cape Out of an Old Curtain

Posted by Kimberly on October 24, 2014 in Home Economics |

Fibre Friday: Make a Cape Out of an Old Curtain Last week, I promised to show you how to make a cape out of an old curtain. It’s a quick and easy sewing project. You can make a cape for Halloween or to dress up and make history studies come alive in your homeschool. I […]

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Fibre Friday: Sewing a Tote Bag

Posted by Kimberly on June 27, 2014 in Home Economics |
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Sewing a Tote Bag Last Fibre Friday, I shared how I was teaching my daughter to sew as I learn right along with her (she is 10 years old). We started working on a tote bag together and had cut out all the pieces in my last post. My daughter had a great time exploring all […]

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Fibre Friday: Learning to Sew

Posted by Kimberly on June 6, 2014 in Blog Hops/Walks, Home Economics |

Learning to Sew I’m quite new at learning to sew myself, so I only this week started teaching my 10 year old daughter how to sew! As I suspected she would, she loves it! I started her off with sewing a simple tea towel. All it took was cutting out a rectangle, pressing the hem, […]

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Fibre Friday: Sewing a Frozen Elsa Costume Part 3

Posted by Kimberly on April 11, 2014 in Blog Hops/Walks, Things to Do, Places to Go |
Frozen Elsa costume

The last two Fridays, I shared the making of the dance version of a Frozen Elsa costume for my daughter: Fibre Friday – Sewing a Frozen Elsa Costume Part 1 and Elsa Costume Part 2. It’s dance competition season and my daughter wore it today for her lyrical dance solo! I completed the arms from […]

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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 Arts Monday! March 21, 2011

Posted by Kimberly on March 21, 2011 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Today I am hand-sewing some costume add-ons for the One-Act play I’m directing and acting in on Wednesday.  I am also still working on the mystery baby pattern (because my friend might read this blog LOL) and my lace scarf.  I do have another work in progress: a summer sweater for me.  I had finished […]

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Free Online Sewing Classes with Homeschool Blogger

Posted by Kimberly on February 16, 2011 in Free Homeschooling Resources, Homeschool Events |

Homeschool Blogger is airing the final lesson, Lesson 4, of their Beginning Sewing Series of classes on Tuesday, March 1st at 5pm AST (4pm EST)  (Previously it was set to be held Wednesday, February 16th, but there were technical difficulties).  Register now and join in! If you miss registering for it, or have missed any […]

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Fibre Arts Monday! Feb. 14, 2011

Posted by Kimberly on February 14, 2011 in Things to Do, Places to Go |

Fibre Arts are a BIG part of our home and our homeschool.  We handspin, knit, cork, weave, sew, and kneedle-felt.  So, I’m joining Teaching Good Things in posting weekly about the Fibre Arts we’re working on. This week, I’m knitting the Suri Lace Scarf from Creative Knitting Magazine – my very first lace project!  I’m […]

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