Day: July 10, 2020

Sewing Machine Projects for Kids: How to Make a Tulle Skirt

Teaching your daughter how to sew and design her own clothes is a great way to save money in this economy on expensive fashion items. Sewing machine projects are a fun and cheap alternative to spending your money on over-priced clothing from the mall — and your kids can join in the fun too! After all, Mom shouldn’t be the only one with some style, right? Kids want to be fashionable, too, and the hottest trend in kids and pre-teen clothing is the ballerina-style tulle skirt. Even fashion designers like Stella McCartney are now designing tulle skirts for kids, and retail prices can run up to $30 or more. For an alternative to these retail prices, try this no-pattern sewing machine project with your daughter: Visit your local fabric store and purchase a couple of yards of tulle. Bright neon and pastel colors are popular for young pre-teen girls, so consider hot pink, yellow, orange, and lime green. Each yard of tulle is pretty cheap and only costs about $1-3 (depending on the store). Purchase …