No Non-cents Nanna

Practical tips and advice for a family friendly lifestyle

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Teach Your Kids to Sew This Spring Break

Sophie-Do-It learns to sew. 4 year old turned a heart shaped pillow cover right side out; filled with stuffing then sewed the opening close. Of course it looked like a 4 year old sewed the pillow…and No Non-cents Nanna is so proud!

Do you or your kids know how to sew on a button or mend a ripped hem on your skirt?

Can they thread a needle?

Perhaps you always wanted to learn to embroider a gift?

Well, stop putting  off learning this basic skill. Plan to learn to sew this Spring Break, Summer vacation or Winter Break. How about after school instead of mindless vegging out with video game?

Six years ago I taught my 11 year old grand daughter to sew so simple embroidery stitiches. She plans on being a surgeon one day. She has a head start on those stitching skills. READ MORE

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Felt Doll Photo Shoot

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Check out My Prototype Felt Sensory Play for Kids

This post ws written back in 2013 when I started crafting and selling at local craft shows. Well, things have changed I now have an on=line store Heart Felt Play Store and I don’t craft too uch any more. Any way, this is where Heart Felt Play Store all began.

Creating my new felt sensory products for children to use in finger plays and busy bags is pretty exciting. I shot a few more quick photos of The Ginger Nap Kids prototypes to post. READ MORE

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