Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Keeping your children busy during the summer part 1

Summer is officially here in Marksville. My 18 year old has graduated, my 12 year old is attending British Soccer and once that ends will be attending the Drama program for most of the rest of the summer. My 7 year old has kind of been left in the dust this year for activities, so I have been putting little projects away for her so she had things to do in between our family plans for the summer.

One of them is this Doll Night Gown sewing kit. It does say ages 9 and up so I will be right next to her while she does this and will report back on how things go in another blog with the same tags and labels so my readers can find it easily in the next few weeks.

I really like that it came with everything but the scissors to cut the fabric. That means I don't have to search the house for a needle, thread, pins, etc. We can just reopen it back up and get right to business.

As a mom I really like projects like this that are clearly laid out so that the project comes out as expected and not totally different. Not that we don't like different it is just that we don't like when things don't look anything like they are supposed to or something that gets your child upset because it is too hard for them to achieve what is shown.

If you have extra fabric around your home I can see the pattern being used for many more nightgowns so your child's doll will have a nightgown for each night of the week. I have a feeling my daughter will want me to find fabric of a similar color so she can have a matching nightgown of her own.

I really hope to see more patterns and kits in the near future from this company to keep my daughter sewing for years to come.

You can purchase the Complete Sewing Package for 18 inch doll Nightgown on Amazon.


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