Hand sewing is the best way to begin the life-long journey of  sewing love. A hoop button project is the best first sewing project for children.  They will learn how to handle a needle and thread to make stitches.  The hoop keeps the fabric straight.  Buttons add a quick brightness to their project.  Read more →


The easiest way to cut fabric on a straight line is with a rotary cutter, mat and ruler. No question! But, do not recommend children using a rotary cutter. Also, if you are new to the sewing scene, you may have not invested in one yet. So if you do not have one, (or should not use one) there are other ways to cut a pattern. Read more →


I love ordering from Amazon.com. I also have The Lost Apron Store on Amazon and am an Amazon Affiliate (where I get paid a small commission on items purchases through my links). I use Prime Pantry for bulky grocery items. Read: I Tried Prime Pantry. I have my Amazon Prime Credit Card so that I get an additional 5% off all my Amazon purchases. I also have subscriptions on Amazon. I love Amazon. But sometimes, things don't arrive when they should. Read more →