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Thread: My Grandsons learning to sew

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    My Grandsons learning to sew

    My grandson, Dane, now 6 is fascinated with my sewing machine. Every time he comes he checks out my sewing room. I had leftover strips and showed him how to sew them together. I put the speed at slow and he had the most wonderful time sewing. His brother Preston, 8 also wanted to sew. They each made a John Deere pillow case and were very proud of their work.
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    They look like they are having fun. It's a good skill to have! Thanks for teaching them.

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    That is wonderful!

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    That is so cool, they sure are handsome little guys!!!

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    Learning to sew is very helpful: teaches math,design and art, develops hand-eye coordination,patience and persistence...not mention the creative juices! Special "quilting" words are a later skill..LOL!

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    Very cute boys and look like they are very careful, trying to do theeir best. Great looking pillowcases.
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    That looks like my sewing room...minus the kids, of course.

    Yes, kids do enjoy learning to sew, even boys. I've started two nephews and a niece on their way into the sewing world, and I hope they keep it up for their lives. But whether they do or not, they'll have memories!

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    That is so cool, they sure are handsome little guys!!!
    And will soon be making quilts.
    God Bless you all.
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    wow.... that is great

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    I think that's wonderful. My MIL taught my DH to sew when he was young and now he repairs his own clothes when needed. In fact I have a quilt on my machine right now that I'm trying to quilt and he wants to know when I will be done so he can use the machine. LOL. I might have to find another machine for him.
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    How sweet! A good skill to learn.
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    The are adorable. I love that they are so serious with the machine. Their pillow cases turned out great. Sure that they will have sweet dreams when they use them. I know that they will have sweet memories of you teaching them. Priceless. Good job Grandma. BrendaK
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    What fun it was to view your pictures. The boys are so handsome and their pillowcases are so "cool"!!
    Great job boys!!
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    So glad you can share you love of quilting with your grandsons! I can't wait to see what they do next!
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    that is so cool.great to teach the young ones a skill.
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    It's great to pass on the traditions! Keep it up!
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    What a fun time! I too have taught my grandsons to sew. I have a few pictures of them. Enjoy the time, they grow up way too fast!

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    great job boys, keep up the great work

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    That is so awesome, and a wonderful thing for boys to learn! Nice job, guys!
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    Good job boys! They both look like they enjoyed sewing. I especially love their pillow cases.

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    Cute boys and great pic! They look so proud of their work! Good job GM!

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    That's wonderful...

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    The boys are adorable!
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    They look like they are having a great time and thank you for sharing
    Have a Blessed day
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