The Daily Stitch


We now stock Buttonbag sewing and knitting kits for kids

We love the enthusiasm our smallest students bring to our after school sewing and knitting clubs and we know a lot of parents want to work on crafty projects with their kids at home too! So we bring you…sewing and knitting kits from Buttonbag! Packed in a beautiful old-fashioned suitcase, the Buttonbag Knitting Kit has […]
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Paas Easter egg dye giveaway

Update: This competition is now closed! Apologies to anyone who commented after about 10:30 p.m. last night. I love passing on American traditions to Maddie and dyeing Easter Eggs is something we’ve done together for three four years now (wow, time really does fly!). I haven’t been able to find the dye kits here so […]
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Have you seen Crafty Chloe?

If you follow Heather Ross’s blog, not only will you know she has a great new collection planned for Kokka, but you’ll see she has illustrated a new book called Crafty Chloe! According to Heather, “Crafty Chloe is about a little girl who wears a glue gun holster (sometimes) made from a paper cup and […]
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Teaching kids how to sew buttons

I keep trying to teach DSD basic sewing and knitting skills and some stick better than others. When I was sewing a couple of loose buttons on Ed’s shirt I thought I’d show her how to do a button too – and it was a success! Not only is it fairly easy to teach, the […]
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