You will be sewing over the same stitches you used to sew the fins on. Measure two inches from the bottom edge and draw a line across the width of the material. You can sew the pectoral fins on at point B now if you would like. Turn the fish inside out and stuff with fiber fill. With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty sewing projects with your child in no time! She teaches classes at various sewing-related businesses and schools, striving to bring fun into every stitch and a sense of accomplishment into every project. You may also want to add a rope to the pouch to carry it on your shoulder.
Fold the flap down again and mark where the button should come through. Sew the button on by reaching your hand inside the pocket and using embroidery floss. Your children will learn to craft beaded creations by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials. ©2004, Digital by Design, Inc. Stick the needle through the felt and the buttonhole and then back through the felt to the inside of the pocket.
Pin the dorsal, anal, and pelvic fins onto the body patterns with rights sides together matching up the points. Trim the folded part close to the seam 2. Cut around the edges of the smiley faces. Cut inner ears from pink felt and glue them to the top of the ear pieces. Fold the material in half with right sides together. Initial projects are a needle case and a tooth fairy pillow, both made by hand. ©2004, Digital by Design, Inc.
Cut small pieces of Velcro and glue them to the wallet to keep it closed. From zipper pulls and keychains to wind chimes and backpack clips, each project lists the skills that are needed, and projects are rated by difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. The material wallets take a little longer and require a little more sewing, but there you have a much wider selection of designs to pick from. Poke the corners out and iron them flat. Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Bead Crafts provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of creative enjoyment. Sew the end of the caudal fin closed and use pinking shears to clip close to the seam. Glue on buttons, Rickrack, ribbon, etc.
Cut the slits where indicated on the pattern. Amy Kopperude, author of Bead Bugs, will guide you and your children through projects. Do not use wiggly eyes if you have young children. Janith lives in Barrington, New Hampshire. Cut a small slit the same length as the button through the material for a buttonhole.
To make the main part of the wallet cut a piece of felt 7. About the Author Janith Bergeron and Christine Ecker founded The Sewing Tree in the spring of 2003 and enjoy teaching sewing to people of all ages and interests. Bring one end of the floss all the way through and tie the two ends together to secure it in place. Leave the back of the caudal fin open. Make a copy of the pattern and cut it out. To finish glue on googly eyes and ears.
Janith Bergeron founded Designs by Janith in 1991, specializing in creating beautiful, custom-designed garments. Sew around the top part from slit to slit. Measure two inches from the bottom folded edge and draw a line across the width of the material. Fill the bean bag with the beans and close up the bag. Line up the bottom of the inside pocket piece with the line you drew two inches from the bottom of the main piece.
Mark the place with a marker on the front pocket piece. Put the circle together and use a straight stitch to sew the two circles together leaving an opening to insert the beans. Stitch all the way around the wallet close to the edge. The side without the letters x and y. Glue the wiggly eyes in place to finish. Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Bead Crafts starts with the absolute basics about bead crafting, beginning with bead types, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are creating fantastic projects like bubble wands, bug sculptures, and belts! ©2010, Digital by Design, Inc. With right sides together sew the pieces together at the long dashed lines.