Best Children's Needlecrafts & Textile Crafts Books
Here you will get Best Children's Needlecrafts & Textile Crafts Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Sewing School ®: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make
Author: by Andria Lisle
Storey Publishing, LLC
Kids can sew too!This inspiring guide includes 21 fun sewing projects for children ages 5 and up. With easy-to-follow illustrated instructions and cut-out patterns, young crafters will quickly be sewing up colorful pillows, potholders, dolls, blankets, and more. These kid-tested projects require only minimal supervision and most can be made using simple hand stitches, so no sewing machine is required.
With plenty of encouragement and helpful tips, Sewing School helps young sewers develop their skills while sparking a passion that will last a lifetime. Also available in this series: Sewing School 2,Sewing School Fashion Design, Sewing School Quilts, and Sewing School Box Set.
2. Loom Band It: 60 Rubberband Projects for the Budding Loomineer
Author: by Kat Roberts
B.E.S. (July 1, 2014)
Crafting for kids is back in a big way, but don’t take our word for it. Just check the arms, fingers, and even feet of kids around the nation. They’re all wearing super funky accessories made of multicolored rubber bands!
Woven by hand, or with a small inexpensive loom, rubber band crafts are the latest craze, inspiring both boys and girls to put down their digital devices and start looming unique items to wear, share, and sell. Loom Band It offers 60 unique rubber band projects, from bracelets and charms to cell phone sleeves and sandals.
The authors also give readers an introduction to the world of loomineering (as they refers to the popular craft), basic techniques for using the loom, and instructions for a variety of patterns like fishtail, hexafish, ladder, and double braid. Kids and grownups who are new to looming, and those who would like to expand their projects, will find tons of inspiration and instruction in this book.
3. A Kid's Guide to Sewing: Learn to Sew with Sophie & Her Friends • 16 Fun Projects You'll Love to Make & Use
Author: by Sophie Kerr
In this book by well-known modern quilters Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr along with their 11-year-old daughter Sophie Kerr, kids will learn how to navigate a sewing machine, make smart fabric choices, and use basic sewing tools. Sixteen kid-friendly projects run the gamut from clothes to bags to accessories while clear, step-by-step instructions from Weeks and husband/design partner Bill Kerr walk kids through the creation of each.
Throughout the book, tips from Sophie offer design and construction advice from a kid’s perspective. The book “grows” with the sewist, offering more complex projects as the reader’s skills develop.
4. Sewing School ® 2: Lessons in Machine Sewing; 20 Projects Kids Will Love to Make
Author: by Andria Lisle
Storey Publishing, LLC
For kids who have mastered hand sewing, machine sewing opens up exciting new possibilities! Sewing School 2 offers 20 creative projects designed for children ages 7 and up, including cloth pencil cases, purses, wall pockets, and even a fabric guitar. Illustrated step-by-step instructions show kids how to thread a sewing machine, select an appropriate stitch, and choose fabrics and patterns that evoke their own unique style.
Suggestions for creative variations open up endless possibilities for kids to imaginatively personalize their fabric creations. Also available in this series: Sewing School ,Sewing School Fashion Design, Sewing School Quilts, and Sewing School Box Set.
5. Sewing School ® Fashion Design: Make Your Own Wardrobe with Mix-and-Match Projects Including Tops, Skirts & Shorts
Author: by Amie Petronis Plumley
Crafty kids love to show off what they make, and what better way to do that than to wear their own one-of-a-kind handmade clothes! The authors of the best-selling and much-acclaimed Sewing School series are back with a complete course in sewing clothes, specially designed for kids aged 8 to 12.
Starting with the basics, Sewing School Fashion Design teaches kids how to make three essential garments: a top, a pair of shorts, and a skirt, and then encourages them to build their skills and customize each piece with options for changing the neckline or sleeve length and adding their own decorative touches.
With step-by-step photos and actual kid-created examples, the approach is friendly and forgiving no fussy fitting or difficult techniques. All the necessary pattern pieces are included for a wide range of sizes and body types, along with guidance on selecting fabric, cutting accurately, and adjusting the fit.
With a wardrobe of their own making, kids will feel great about what they wear! Also available in this series: Sewing School ,Sewing School 2, Sewing School Quilts, and Sewing School Box Set.
6. Stitch and String Lab for Kids: 40+ Creative Projects to Sew, Embroider, Weave, Wrap, and Tie (Lab for Kids, 21)
Author: by Cassie Stephens
In Stitch and String Lab for Kids, art teacher and winner of the Netflix bake-off show Nailed It! Cassie Stephens presents 40+ inventive projects that explore everything from simple sewing, embroidery, and weaving to string art, needle felting, and yarn crafts.
Stitch and String Lab for Kids leads children, step by step, through a huge range of sewing and fiber art projects. As they go, they will learn a variety of techniques, develop dexterity and coordination, and enjoy making a variety of creative projects.
Kids will employ simple embroidery stitches to embellish a sun catcher, wall hangings, and an appliqu animal. Sewing projects include a drawstring bag, a sketchbook jacket, and custom plushies. Children will learn how to make custom looms to weave bookmarks, bracelets, and even a mini rag rug.
They will also experiment with string art, needle felting, shibori dyeing, pompom animals, as well as finger knitting, yarn art, and cool wrapping projects. Each project includes a materials list and illustrated steps, and the book is filled with useful tips, tricks, and shortcuts.
7. Patient Ninja: A Children’s Book About Developing Patience and Delayed Gratification (Ninja Life Hacks)
Author: by Mary Nhin
Patient Ninja learns how to delay happiness for a bigger reward later. Find out what happens in this comedic book about patience and delayed gratification.Life is hard! And it’s even harder for children who are just trying to figure things out.
The new children’s book series, Ninja Life Hacks, was developed to help children learn valuable life skills. Fun, pint-size characters in comedic books easy enough for young readers, yet witty enough for adults. The Ninja Life Hacks book series is geared to kids 3-11.
Perfect for boys, girls, early readers, primary school students, or toddlers. Excellent resource for educators, parents, and teachers alike. Visit the Ninja Life Hacks site found in the author profile for fun freebies!
8. The Best of Sewing Machine Fun for Kids: Ready, Set, Sew – 37 Projects & Activities
Author: by Lynda Milligan
Start off your kids on a lifelong sewing adventure with 14 boredom-busting projects they’ll love to make. Starting with basic handmade cards and accessories to learn their machine, they’ll work their way up to challenging projects like a notebook cover and drawstring backpack.
With skill-building games to play and puzzles to practice all they’ve learned, this updated 2nd edition from Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith is ideal for kids.
9. Find Your Happy!: A Kid's Self Love Book (Empower Kids Series)
Author: by Patricia May
Is it possible to find happiness in times of chaos and confusion?Yes!It is possible! Use these practices and techniques and find happiness in each day. A workbook/activity book full of interactive fun! Endorsed by two New York Times best selling authors, Anita Moorjani, author of “Dying to be Me” and “What if this is Heaven,” and Mira Kelley, author of “Beyond Past LIves” found this book to be a helpful guide for children ages 8 +.
Find your Happy offers kids the tools needed to create a more pleasant daily experience. Full of practices and exercises, kids will enjoy learning and doing these tasks while feeling more relaxed, inspired and confident. This book includes meditations, positive thinking, affirmations, self-esteem practices, calming techniques and physical exercise routines.
Together these help make a child’s day more fulfilling and harmonious. Created for adults and children for a great interacting experience.
10. Good Night Seattle (Good Night Our World)
Author: by Jay Steere
Good Night Seattle features the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Burke-Gilman Trail, Seattle Public Library, Lake Union Houseboats, Mount Rainier, Space Needle, Pacific Science Center, Gas Works Park, Seattle Aquarium, Museum of Flight, Pike Place Market, and more. Young readers will get a personal tour of one of the country’s most interesting cities, discovering all the famous sights and fun attractions Seattle has to offer.
This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting, child-friendly themes. Many of North America’s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for North America’s natural and cultural wonders.
Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area’s attractions as rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place.
11. Susan B. Anderson's Kids' Knitting Workshop: The Easiest and Most Effective Way to Learn to Knit!
Author: by Susan B. Anderson
Artisan (March 5, 2019)
Beloved knitting instructor Susan B. Anderson presents her first book targeted at a young audience. This accessible introduction to knitting in the round includes easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials on techniques from casting on and binding off to joining colors to make stripes, and 17 progressively challenging knitting projectsbeginning with simple infinity scarves and hats and building to supersweet toys and decor.
Step-by-step text and photographs that kids can read and follow on their own mean they will be knitting independently in no time! Also included is a chapter on stocking your toolbox and sourcing yarn; plus advice on starting a knitting group, connecting with local knitting communities, charity knitting, and more.
12. Nina's 20 Dresses
Author: by Maria Ragone
A little girl finds herself lost in the decision of what dress to wear every day. Nina loves wearing dresses. She has some for twirling, dancing, playing, partying, and collecting things. But she has a big problem, they are all her favorites, which makes getting dressed every day very difficult.
This debut picture book puts a fresh spin on playing dress up, with strong female heroines and a clever idea that goes all wrong.
13. Finger Knitting Fun: 28 Cute, Clever, and Creative Projects for Kids
Author: by Vickie Howell
Knitting without needles is the perfect yarn craft project for kids. Finger Knitting Fun: 28 Cute, Clever, and Creative Projects for Kids is packed with instructions for creating imaginative jewelry, unique accessories, trendy room dcor items, and more. Renowned knitter and DIY expert Vickie Howell starts with easy finger knitting basics and techniques, then offers finger knitting projects galore.
In addition to yarn, projects also feature paracord, ribbon, jute, and leather. Make colorful necklaces, fuzzy bracelets, a chic headband, and a cool beanie. Decorate rooms and the outdoors with finger knitted pillows, festive garlands, and a bright wreath. Get practical and create a laundry line, a bungee bauble for a backpack, and a key ring.
The book includes complete step-by-step instructions and beautiful photos that will make learning new skills fun. Tips and extra ideas are sure to spark creativity and promote success. Turn knitted blossoms into coasters, or use alternate materials for a variety of effects.
14. Along Came Coco: A Story About Coco Chanel
Author: by Eva Byrne
In a time when children were meant to be seen and not heard, along came Coco, a small French orphan with an eye for style, a talent for sewing, and a big imagination. Coco grew up in an orphanage run by very strict nuns, but she wasn’t very good at following rules.
At a time when girls were told to brush their hair 100 times until their arms were sore, Coco promised herself that one day she would snip away her locks so that she wouldn’t have to be so fussygirls needed time for other things, and they needed some of the comforts that boys enjoyed.
Why shouldn’t girls have pockets? And why did they have to wear corsets all the time? An exploration of Coco’s early life and a celebration of her creativity, Along Came Coco shows the ways in which Coco Chanel’s imaginative spirit led her to grow into one of the world’s most beloved fashion icons.
15. Addition & Subtraction Color By Numbers: Coloring Book For Kids (Solve for Numbers 1-10)
Author: by Wizo Learning
Color by Numbers for Kids : The Perfect Activity to Boost Creativity and Teach Your Kids NumbersAre you looking for a great activity book that your kids can have hours and hours of fun using? If you’re looking for a way to help your kids learn numbers while developing their imagination, this is it!
Activity books for kids are a great way to help them learn different concepts while having fun. It’s proven that coloring books help kids develop focus, patience, and discipline, while improving their hand-to-eye coordination and handwriting skills. With this color by numbers book, your kids will have a new learning activity that will help them learn numbers and develop color recognition.
The images are 100% kid-friendly and designed specifically for their age. The book is suitable for both girls and boys, with illustrations of cute animals, the sea world, superheroes, trucks, and boats Here’s what you get in this book:88 pages of pure, kid-friendly fun, with original illustrations and a surprise gift on the last pageLarge 8.