Apr 24, 2012

NeedleReads: scrappy cards

Your fabric scrap bin meets the U.S. mail!
Sewing Project: scrappy cards
blank notecards (or ugly ones you want to rejuvenate!)
fabric scraps
sewing machines

Book:  Denyse Schmidt Quilts by Denyse Schmidt

NeedleReads: Freezer Paper Stencil

Did you know you could mimic the look of screen printing with a few simple, inexpensive supplies?
Sewing Project: Freezer paper stencils
freezer paper
exacto knives
cutting mats
sponge brushes

Book:  Screen your Stuff by Marion Levy

Toddler Art Class: Shaving Cream Painting

Shaving cream painting is clean, messy fun!
Art Project: Shaving Cream Painting
foam shaving cream (not gel)
food coloring or liquid watercolors
squeegees (optional)
craft sticks

Book:  Maisy Takes a Bath by Lucy Cousins

Music to make art by:  Dragonfly by Johnny Bregar

Toddler Art Class: Paint + Cars

Painting with toy wheels makes interesting patterns and textures!
Art Project:  Painting with cars
big paper
masking tape
toy cars
paint (glitter paint optional but so much fun!)

roasting pans
paint brushes
sponges shaped like cars (optional)

Book:  Toot Toot, Beep Beep by Emma Garcia

Music to make art by:  Grenadilla by Grenadilla

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