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Summer Camp 2018 :: Color Combos

Hi Parents, We are SEW excited to have your young creative join us for Summer Sewing Camp 2018!  We’re offering a wide variety of color combos for this year’s projects.  Students can choose one color scheme for each camp they attend.  Once they’ve made their selection/s, email us at ThimbleBees@gmail.com.  Be sure to include your […]

Summer Camp 2018 (Preview)

Hi Gals! We are counting down the daysss until SCHOOL IS OUT!  We have LOTS of sunshiny, sparkly, creative fun planned for you at camp this year!  The most common question I’m receiving is “What can I expect at Summer Camp?”  So, I thought it would be FUN to give you guys a little summer […]

Love Texas to PIECES

Calling all quilters, let’s bless the people of Texas with the comfort of a quilt! We are asking for block donations – we will then turn the blocks into quilts to send to Texas when the time is right! You can download your copy of the Cross Connection pattern here————>BeeGiving – Cross Connection Block If […]

Kids Craft Fair 2017

This weekend was AWESOME!  I’m so proud of these young creators for their incredible job at the Kids Craft Fair! E and O with their handmade creations… Handpainted NC signs… String heARTs…. Cool Crafts by Josephine Cutesy magnets… And coordinating coasters… Bookmarks… Sweet Josephine with her table… Cute As A Button with their build a […]

Reversible Mini Infinity Scarf (Fits 18″ Dolls)

 Reversible Mini-Infinity Scarf (for 18″ dolls)   These little beauties are so easy to whip up, and by using two fabrics the design options are truly endless! Here’s what you will need for this project: 1/4 yard of two coordinating fabrics (lightweight cotton blends) coordinating all purpose thread (Note: In this tutorial, I used brightly […]

Simple Side Satchel (for 18″ Dolls)

To make this satchel you will need the following: (1) 4.5″ x 6″ Felt Remnant (thick felt works best/wool felt) (1) 2.5″ x 3.5″ Felt Remnant (thick felt works best/wool felt) (1) 12″ piece of 3/8″ ribbon (1) 1/2″ button all purpose thread Note: In this tutorial, I’m using brightly colored thread so you can […]

Simple Skirt Tutorial :: 18″ Doll Clothes

We just wrapped up a great week at the studio!  Our campers stayed busy sewing up a storm of doll clothes.  We made everything from shorts and capris to pillowcase dresses, fairy wings, and everything in between!  It was a delight working with these girls, they are young but full of sewing talent already! Here’s […]

January 2016 Practice Sheets

Hi lovelies! I’m trusting that you had a fantastic Christmas and cheerful New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2016, may it be filled with happiness, creativity, and spectular sewing success! Just for you beginners and newbies, here’s a few cute sewing practice sheets for January! Practice Sewing Sheet How-To: Download and print. Don’t […]

A Gift for You

A little elf told me that quite a few of our students are receiving new sewing machines this Christmas! I think that’s just awesome!  It makes my heart happy to know the girls are enjoying sewing so much that a sewing machine made it on their wish list.  I can’t wait to see pictures of […]

Top 20 Gifts for Young Sewists

Since it’s gift-giving season, I wanted to provide you with a sewing gift guide for your budding sewist!  There are many great products on the market right now, but these are my favorites for young beginners especially.  We use most of these tools in the studio as well, so if your daughter is a student […]