Tag Archive: back to school

Free Sewing Pattern – Composition Notebook Cover

PATTERN DETAILS This composition notebook cover is the perfect gift for teachers and friends. You need a half yard of your favorite fabric and a half hour of time. Perfect for all levels of sewing, and great for teaching kids. Download Now

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Free Project – DIY Story Stones

Free Project – DIY Story Stones

Have you guys ever seen a set of story stones? I ran across some a few weeks ago and knew I had to make some for my son. I love toys that allow endless possibilities for playing and imagination, and these do just that. Throw in how personal and fun they are, and we have […]

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Apple Bookmark Craft for Back to School

Apple Bookmark CraftThis colorful bookmark craft is perfect for fall and heading back to school! So when you’ve finished  organizing your school supplies,  pull out the hair clips and felt to make these fun and colorful apple bookmarks. Be sure to make an extra to give as a teacher’s gift! For this bookmark craft you will need:…

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Free Sewing Pattern – Teacher’s Utility Apron

Free Sewing Pattern – Teacher’s Utility Apron

PATTERN DETAILS Simple, customizable utility half-apron with long waist ties and lower and upper pockets divided into smaller pockets for holding a number of different items. Apron skirt is edged with bias binding. Pockets are self-faced. Skirt may also be faced, simply cut out two skirt pieces and baste together. Fabric needed: ¾ yard of […]

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Free Project – Head Of The Class Chalkboard Brownies

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Free Sewing Project – On the Go Pouch

Free Sewing Project – On the Go Pouch

PATTERN DETAILS The On The Go Pouch is the perfect gift for the men and women who have it all. It’s also a very convinient pouch to make for yourself! This project is great for confident beginners. Enjoy! * to make this pouch you will need basic sewing supplies, also have a general knowledge of […]

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Back-to-School Picture Frame

Back-to-School Picture FrameShow off your kid’s first day of school photo with this adorable back-to-school picture frame. We’ve partnered with Imperial Sugar to bring you this fun craft that your kids can help you create! We sharpened pencils to different lengths to go around the frame, and sealed them with a special homemade decoupage made with Imperial…

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Free Project – Shabby Chic Floral Photography Printable Bookmarks

Free Project – Shabby Chic Floral Photography Printable Bookmarks

PATTERN DETAILS Cherry Blossom Photography Collection. Shabby Chic Cherry Blossom Photography Printable Bookmarks 2 – Deddington, Oxfordshire, UK. DESCRIPTION: Instant Digital Download of 1 x ZIP File, containing 1 x JPG File. 4 x Cherry Blossom Photography Printable Bookmarks. Sizing: 2″ x 7″ – four images per A4 page. Resolution: 300 dpi. INSTRUCTIONS:

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Backpack Bear Free Pattern for the Spoonflower Back to School Blog Hop

School is starting in just a few weeks here in Boston and my kids are starting to feel the nervous excitement that beginning a new school year brings. I’ll have a first grade, a sixth grader, and an eighth grader this year. Back-to-school is fun, but kids also like to customize their belongings as a… 

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16 Smart School Lunch Hacks

16 Smart School Lunch HacksPacking a lunch for school every day of the year can get monotonous and time consuming. We want to share with you some of our favorite ways to make it easier on mom and more fun for the kids! After all, we want our mornings to be as stress-free as possible! (affiliates included) 16 Smart…

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No-Bake Chocolate Energy Balls

I always love the idea of making something simple for breakfast that’s filled with tons of nutrients, protein, and chocolate!  Yes, these No-Bake Chocolate Energy Balls are filled with all of the above! These No-Bake Chocolate Energy Balls are not only for breakfast but make a wonderful afternoon snack. No-Bake Chocolate Energy Balls Shopping List:…

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Free Sewing Pattern – Little Crickets Felt Fruit Apple Slices Pattern

Free Sewing Pattern – Little Crickets Felt Fruit Apple Slices Pattern

PATTERN DETAILS This colorful little felt apple set is too fun! A simple apple pattern with a whole apple and apple slices included! This listing is for a PDF instructional file only! The pattern file has detailed step by step photos with captions that will be a cinch even for the novice! Easy printable templates […]

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Free Project – Disney Princesses Cross Stitch bookmarks

Free Project – Disney Princesses Cross Stitch bookmarks

PATTERN DETAILS Inspired by Disney’s Princess Collection, here’s your options to have your favourite princess to keep your place as you explore the adventure of your next book! This is a PDF pattern for half-profile cross-stitches for Ariel, Aurora, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas, Rapunzel, Snow White and Tiana. This was designed as a bookmark, […]

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Free Project – Vinyl Covered Lunch Bag with Blend Fabrics

Free Project –  Vinyl Covered Lunch Bag with Blend Fabrics

These bright fruity fabrics from Blend Fabrics really get me in the mood for summer.  We love to eat outside on warm, sunny days, so I thought a few fruity lunch bags would be just the thing to make for picnics in the park. Plus these make wonderful gift ideas for teachers, friends..you name it. […]

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Free Sewing Pattern – French Seam Zippered Pouch

Free Sewing Pattern – French Seam Zippered Pouch

PATTERN DETAILS This simple zippered pouch pattern with french side seams, the pouch is quick to sew and great for everyday use. With instructions to make the pouch in any size, you are able to make the pouch truly work for you! Featuring covered zipper ends and no exposed seams the finished pouch appears professional […]

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Free Sewing Pattern – Number Bean Bags + Drawstring Tote

Free Sewing Pattern – Number Bean Bags + Drawstring Tote

PATTERN DETAILS This cute set of beanbags makes a great gift for your own little one or someone else’s! Kids have a great time throwing and playing with the beanbags. Use them to teach counting and help your kids line them up in order or throw them in order while saying the numbers out loud. […]

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Free Sewing Pattern – Penny Pocket Pillow

Free Sewing Pattern – Penny Pocket Pillow

PATTERN DETAILS Introducing the Penny Pocket Pillow. Hide your treasures, stash your books, or just lay down and relax. This pillow can do all three!! Comes with directions on how to make a single pocket or double pockets. A fast and fun project for anyone. Great for kids and adults alike. The perfect pattern for […]

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Free Project – Drawstring Bag Pattern

Free Project – Drawstring Bag Pattern

PATTERN DETAILS SIZE: 14″ wide by 17″ high I wanted to share this free drawstring bag pattern with you! These cute bags are SO quick to make and a GREAT beginner’s pattern. They make lovely gifts and are just ideal for containing all the paraphernalia that children come with! The bags are lined and bound […]

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Free Sewing Pattern – Fabric Scraps to Memory Game

Free Sewing Pattern – Fabric Scraps to Memory Game

PATTERN DETAILS This is a totally simple and free PDF template for a cute and fun DIY game. It’s a fabric version of the memory game /matching game, a great DIY present for kids that’s easy and quick to make! It’s a great scrap buster and close to zero-cost, but it will make an amazingly […]

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Free Project – Kid Friendly Slime

Free Project – Kid Friendly Slime

  Fun with kids SUPPLY LIST Elmer’s® Washable School Glue Clear, 5oz. (sku 10111193) Jumbo Craft Sticks by Creatology® (sku 10369137) Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint, 2 oz. (sku 10402508) Baking Soda Warm Water 2 – Mixing Bowls Measuring Cups Paper Towels Wax Paper (or Palette Paper) Seal Tight Container (or Re-Sealable Plastic Bag) Download Now

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Free Sewing Pattern – Lunch Bag

Free Sewing Pattern – Lunch Bag

PATTERN DETAILS Our patterns come in an easy to assemble digital pattern format which can be printed from any printer onto A4 OR Letter Size (US) sheets of plain paper, are taped together using sellotape, and is then cut out as required, making it as easy as possible for you. Our sewing patterns include both […]

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Free Project – Quiet Book Cover

Description Use this cover for your quiet book, complete with a chalkboard section for writing practice. Download Now

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Free Sewing Pattern – Recycle Cargo Pants to a Messenger Bag

Free Sewing Pattern – Recycle Cargo Pants to a Messenger Bag

Pattern Description: When I did make this I was totally in love in a recycle sewing projects and this is actually a tutorial in two parts. One part cargo pants I did use for a messenger bag and other for a toddler skirt. So I was able to save a bad pair of pants in […]

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Free Sewing Pattern – Shark Pencil Case

Free Sewing Pattern –  Shark Pencil Case

Basic Skills Necessary: sewing machine zipper Pattern Description: Calling all shark lovers! This pencil pouch features a zipper mouth, fully lined, and big enough to stuff full of pencils and other school supplies. Sizing / Finished Measurements: 11″ X 8″ Materials: fat quarter- grey, body fat quarter- red, lining lite interfacing You Will Also Need: […]

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Back to School Pencil Vase Craft

pencil holder fiMy kids made this Back to School Pencil Vase Craft for their teachers this year. Isn’t it so cool?! With back to school supplies on sale at stores, right now is the perfect time to purchase the main item for this back to school craft–pencils, colored pencils or crayons! Better yet, your kid’s teacher is…

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Fun Ideas for School Lunch

fun ideas for school lunchSchool’s in for the year!  Woo-Hoo!! And while we are just starting to get into a good routine, there is one place we may find ourselves in a rut……What can I pack for my kid’s school lunch? Well, I’ve got some fun ideas for school lunch! I have seen so many incredible fun ideas to…

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Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Qube 8″ Pencil Me In Wall Hanging

Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Qube 8″ Pencil Me In Wall Hanging

Quick Overview Cute colored pencils stack up in this fast and fun little quilt that is a perfect project for scraps. Pencil points are quick to piece together with a twist on flying geese. The finished size is about 42-1/2″ x 18-1/2″. Download Now

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Books to Ease Back to School Jitters

Children's Books for Back-To-School AnxietyDoes the thought of back to school fill your little one with much anxiety?  I have a little worry wart who struggles with change, and this list of books to ease back to school jitters has been so helpful to us. One of the many helpful ways to help your child learn some healthy coping skills in the…

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Free Sewing Project – Insulated Lunch Bag

Free Sewing Project – Insulated Lunch Bag

Basic Skills Necessary: Previous experience of sewing bias binding is useful Pattern Description: Whether you live in a hot or cold environment or somewhere in between, we often need to take things with us we want to keep insulated. I like to take some cold drinks with me out in the car (and perhaps a […]

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