This collection of 18 skill-building projects teaches children with no sewing experience how to sew their very own cuddly pals. From sewing on buttons to putting in zippers, this guide walks kids step-by-step through various skill levels. They will learn to embroider, turn corners, and make curves with these fun designs. Multiple examples of each project encourage them to explore ideas. Featuring shapes, critters, and monsters that appeal to kids' imagination, the projects build on skills and develop creativity.
Wendi Gratz spends her time designing sewing, quilting, and embroidery patterns especially for beginners. Her daughter, Jo, got her first sewing machine when she was four and has been sewing toys and clothes for herself and her dolls ever since. They reside in North Carolina.