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Burlap Needlepoint Mandala

It’s foot­ball sea­son and that means it’s the per­fect time to intro­duce needle­point art to your stu­dents! If you’re won­der­ing what foot­ball has to do with needle­point, look no fur­ther than for­mer NFL great, Rosey Grier. I used to have trou­ble get­ting my 5th grade boys to take any­thing seri­ously that involved a nee­dle and yarn.… […]

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Burlap “Sampler” — Stitching Project

There is some­thing very calm­ing and sooth­ing about stitch­ing on fab­ric… even my 5th grade boys love it! I usu­ally find that in a class of 25, there might be 3 or 4 girls who have some expe­ri­ence with stitch­ing by hand, and for every­one else it’s brand new. What a valu­able life skill to […]

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