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Topic: Future craftster on our hands! 8 year olds 1st needlework project  (Read 2563 times)
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« on: September 03, 2011 08:33:09 AM »

My 8 year old daughter has been begging me to teach her to sew/craft/sew/quilt so I thought a packaged project would be right up her alley.  After perusing JoAnn's and Michael's we found this:

I was SO pleased with how quickly she picked it up, I helped her a bit along the way but 90% of this work was her own creation.
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Finished square:

I'm so proud of her!!
I just hope her love of crafting stays with her, I was about her age when my most awesome sister-in-law taught me how and I've loved it ever since
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tentbruiser
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2011 08:49:23 AM »

What a great project to start with. It looks really good.
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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2011 09:03:00 AM »

Awesome! I still remember the first projects I made with my grandma. She will cherish this memory forever! Oh, and it looks like she did a great job.
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2011 09:20:22 AM »

Good job! Another craftster on her way!
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2011 09:12:18 PM »

That's great! Welcome to the world of crafting!
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« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2011 06:12:10 AM »

Yahoo for stitching! It's gonna be great.
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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2011 03:34:21 PM »

Crafster in training...whoo hoo!! Awesome!
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« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2011 03:56:06 PM »

Awesome job!
I started with plastic canvas too, way back in the day when I would steal my grandma's supplies and hide in the closet to stitch (I was a weird kid).  That led to me learning everything from sewing to knitting and crochet to embroidery.  I hope she becomes a lifelong crafter - there are few, I think, hobbies as fulfilling as making something with your own hands.
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2012 06:38:57 AM »

Yay!!! Great job little one Smiley I started when I was your age too, and haven't stopped since! Keep up the good work!
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