Free printable sewing card to learn chain stitch

My daughter has been really enjoying these new embroidery cards. They are a step up from the standard lacing cards which teach children the basic 'in and out' motion of sewing. These cards aim to help children learn to form basic embroidery stitches. The first two cards covered straight stitch and fly stitch. This card… Continue reading Free printable sewing card to learn chain stitch


Free Printable Sewing Cards

Recently I added the first two sets of printable embroidery stitch guides on my blog. These new cards can be used alongside the guides as a fun, easy way to teach new embroidery stitches to children. Print the pdf at actual size on the thickest card your printer will take. Using a sharp, thick needle… Continue reading Free Printable Sewing Cards

colouring, Paper craft

My Family Printable Castle Activity

This fairy-tale, family tree castle is a great activity to encourage children to talk about their families and the people (and pets) that are close to them. In the UK, the royal family is a useful example to use with children as they are in the public eye and it is easy to find free… Continue reading My Family Printable Castle Activity

colouring, Paper craft

Free Printable Shop to Decorate

I first designed this little printable shop to be the colouring activity when we were learning about money at Rainbows. It is a great little activity for getting imaginations going. Thinking about the name of the shop and what they want to sell. Even my eleven year old and nine year old asked for their… Continue reading Free Printable Shop to Decorate


Free Printable Suitcase Packing Activity

This is an activity I did with my Rainbows when we were doing the Camping Stage 1 badge. However, it would also be a useful resource for lots of different occasions or just a fun activity for little ones to do while you pack the actual suitcases for their holidays. As the Rainbows arrived for… Continue reading Free Printable Suitcase Packing Activity


Free printable Embroidery Stitch Guide – Collection 1

I've just added a new page to my blog that you can find on the header bar. It will be regularly updated with free printable embroidery stitch guides. These will make a useful addition to your sewing box. Why not laminate them and fasten together with a binder ring to allow you to easily flick… Continue reading Free printable Embroidery Stitch Guide – Collection 1

Easter, sewing

Free Felt Easter Egg Pattern

This set of felt Easter eggs is a nice craft for tweens and teens and a great project to complete over the Easter holidays. They look lovely hanging from branches covered in blossom in a brightly coloured vase. If you don't fancy sewing your own set, you can buy them from my Folksy shop. You… Continue reading Free Felt Easter Egg Pattern

colouring, Easter, Paper craft

Easter Pop-Up Free Printable

This is just a quick colouring printable that makes a very satisfying little pop-up card. The back is blank so you can write your own Easter message. It is best printed onto thin card. Print out the template by clicking here. Cut out the main piece and the small rectangle cross picture. 2. Using a… Continue reading Easter Pop-Up Free Printable