Artist Spotlight: Allissa’s Projects

3rd grader Allissa has taken two of my 4-week Saturday Fiber Arts sessions. Within these classes she created many projects, three pieces are featured above. To complete her name in the the top right, she learned to mark on fabric, set up her embroidery hoop, thread a needle, create her name using the backstitch, and […]

Artist Spotlight: Embroidery by Rika

Rika, a 3rd grader, has been taking fiber arts classes with EyeCraftYouCraft since late September of 2020. In my Fiber Arts after school class, she learned how to thread a needle, how to set and finish an embroidery hoop, and how to create different types of stitches, including the running stitch, the backstitch, and several […]

Page-eating monster bookmarks

I just love making these. These are usually one of the first fiber arts projects I give to the kids. It’s a simpler project that is a good introduction to working with fiber. They plan out their design, learn to cut and mark felt, learn the running stitch, the whip stitch and the tacking stitch. […]