Magic Stitches Creative Embroidery

This group is well named!

Each week, Lynn Simpson introduces children to a range of stitches and techniques, in creative projects, with magical results!

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Learn how to do The Stitches

Browse through Lynn's Stitching for Creative Kids - A Scrapbook of Ideas..

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We are sewing a needle-case, a holder for our scissors, a decorated scissors-string and a donut pin-cushion.

Along the way we are making a book of stitches. Our projects use straight stitch, back stitch and a little bit of cross stitch.

Scroll through the photos to see how we went about things....

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Strings of Beaded Felt Birds....

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Decorated Animal Silhouettes...

Students have painted animal silhouettes onto hessian, have running-stitched the edges and are straight-stitching decorative patterns onto their prints.

Preparing the Silhouette

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Stitching underway.....

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Senior students are preparing a wall-hanging ...

Their wall-hanging features an explosion of colourful fireworks, in celebration of the theme, "Joy to the World".

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