Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Let's Sew from DK is the PERFECT Easter Basket Addition!

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this ebook, free of charge,from DK/Penguin Publishing, via Edelweiss,for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it



Since it IS National Craft Month, 
how about a book for the kids, that teaches them to sew?

this new book arrives in stores TODAY!

lets sew cover


Synopsis:

Created for beginning crafters, Let’s Sew teaches kids how to sew with easy-to-follow projects that use the basic fundamentals of sewing. Kids have fun with engaging projects while learning a practical life skill.

Get crafty! Learn how to sew with 10 easy projects for kids and beginners in Let’s Sew. Filled with sewing ideas and guides, Let’s Sew is the perfect book for kids who are joining the DIY trend. Kids will learn the invaluable skill of sewing on a button as well as a running stitch. There are also easy-to-make projects including birds, badges, and fish bookmarks. Designed with kids in mind, each spread is engaging with bright colors and simple instructions that help kids learn how to sew. Let’s Sew is the fun beginner sewing book that teaches practical skills to last a lifetime.

lets sew projects collage

Review:

As you can see this book has some very simple projects, that are presented in super bright colors, to get your kids attention, and to keep it! The instructions are pretty basic and you could pretty much give this book to say a 6-11 year old, and they could work their own way through it. There might be 1 or 2 things for the younger set, you might need to help them with. But as you can see below, the instructions are very simple with wonderful photo instructions.

lets sew teaching stitches

The projects are very simple, like a bookmark or stuffed bird, but they teach the basic of hand sewing, something that ALL kids need to learn. it's literally a skill you can use all your life. These projects are perfect for using up your scrap materials as well, so not only does your kid get to sew, you can clean up the craft room some! That's always a good thing. Here's a sample project for you to check out:

Sample Project:

lets sew bottle carrier instructions collage

See? Super easy!

This would be a great book to add to Easter baskets, along with some basic sewing supplies and a craft store gift card. You get to avoid the sugar highs and give your kids something they can use during the 'I'm Bored' spring break week! AHA- perfect gift that keeps on giving! You gotta love that! And your kids will love this book too!



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