Tag: teaching

Teach a Friend to Sew Winners

It’s finally time to announce our Teach a Friend to Sew Winners! Thanks to everyone who participated in the series; it was such fun to see you earn your badges with tool kits, pillows, garments and more. We have one lucky winner of a new Pfaff Passport 3.0 Sewing Machine, and three fabric shop gift certificate winners…

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Participate in our Teach a Friend to Sew Series

Throughout our Teach a Friend to Sew series we’ll have a different topic each week that represents a stepping stone to becoming a better sewist. Each time you achieve one the goals, you earn a virtual sewing merit badge and gain an entry into a drawing for a fabulous sewing machine or a gift certificate to a fabric shop of your choice! Keep reading to learn about the Pfaff Passport 3.0 sewing machine and how you can enter the drawing!

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Teach a Friend to Sew: Series Kick-off

First up in our Teach a Friend to Sew series is an excerpt from School of Sewing: Learn It, Teach It, Sew Together by Shea Henderson. Shea shows you how to begin, whether you want to learn to sew yourself or you want to teach a group to learn together…

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Teach a Friend to Sew: Series Introduction

Part of our mission at Sew Mama Sew is to spread the love of sewing far and wide, so we reached out to Shea Henderson of Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio and Susanne Woods of Lucky Spool Media about collaborating on a series that encourages our readers to TEACH A FRIEND TO SEW! Chances are you know someone who has expressed an interest in sewing, but doesn’t know where to start. Maybe you’ve thought about teaching them, but don’t know where to start. That’s where this series comes in–we’ll help you start! Please join us–grab a friend and help them learn to sew!

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Etc. Backpack from Sewing School 2

Sewing School 2: Lessons in Machine Sewing guides kids to use a sewing machine to create twenty fun projects, including the “Etc. Backpack.” Download the “Etc. Backpack” excerpt and pattern, and comment for a chance to win a copy of Sewing School 2!

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Be a Better Craft Teacher: Know Your Effectiveness

Today brings us full circle with our craft class preparation, teaching and evaluation! Deborah Moebes of Whipstitch is here with her Be a Better Craft Teacher series, perfect for everyone from beginning instructors to experienced teachers. “Know Your Effectiveness” is packed with excellent tips about how to evaluate your teaching and make the experience positive for everyone…

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Be a Better Craft Teacher: Know Your Goal

Our Be a Better Craft Teacher series continues with Deborah Moebes from Whipstitch. Whether you’re thinking of teaching a class one day or you’ve been teaching for years, this series will inform your craft and improve the experience for everyone. Deborah maps out the full teaching process in a thoughtful, clear way. You don’t want to miss today’s “Know Your Goal” post…

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Be a Better Craft Teacher: Know Your Stuff

It’s time for Part One of our six-part Be a Better Craft Teacher series with instructor Deborah Moebes of Whipstitch. This series is perfect for both new and experienced craft teachers and follows the full teaching process, from the preparation stage through reflection on what works and how to improve. Part One is Know Your Stuff!

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Be a Better Craft Teacher Series

Instructor Deborah Moebes of Whipstitch joins us for a six-part Be a Better Craft Teacher Series every Tuesday, starting next week! The series is for both new and experienced craft teachers and takes you through the entire process of designing a class or course, from the early planning stages to determining the effectiveness of your teaching…

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