Author(s): Rubyellen. N. Bratcher
This title is inspired by the author's blog, a popular destination for parents and crafters of all ages. It includes no-sew projects, educational activities, play ideas and reading suggestions to encourage imagination and learning. Don't just sew for your kids. Sew with them! Rubyellen Bratcher has invented 30 simple projects that encourage families to spend more time together through DIY activities. This mum of four learned how to sew at her local fabric shop, but soon found that her daughters were her greatest source of inspiration. Documenting her family's daily life and DIY adventures online, Rubyellen's blog, Cakies, has steadily grown into a destination for parents and crafters of all ages. In her first book, she offers projects for kids and grown-ups to make together, including a handpainted skirt, scribbled placemats, a robot friend, easy felt party garlands, overstuffed dollhouse pillows, a gorgeous world-map quilt and much more. Each chapter also includes no-sew projects, educational activities, play ideas and reading suggestions to encourage imagination and learning.
Rubyellen Bratcher started Cakies as a craft blog documenting her growing love for sewing. She has since been named a Top Mum Blogger on Babble, and has been featured on Apartment Therapy, Design for Mankind, HGTV, Babiekins, Cookie magazine, and many other print and online venues. She is a contributor to the popular blog A Beautiful Mess and a publisher for Federated Media.