Catch the Sewing Bug is one of the best sewing books for kids. Covers everything needed to get started, including patterns and easy to follow instructions for 25 different sewing projects of interest to kids, including a puppet, tote bag, and headband. Designed so that each project builds on the skills learned in earlier ones. Includes a complete list of materials for all projects, plus instructions on using a sewing machine. Perfect for kids in the middle elementary grades and up.
Buckles and Bobbins is written for boys 8 through 16 years. Teaches elementary sewing skills as well as the basics of ironing shirts, mending rips and holes and sewing on buttons. Includes patterns and step by step instructions for 16 different guy-oriented projects such as a duffel bag, vest, backpack, and blanket. This well illustrated book is not only fun but teaches the young men in your life an important set of skills that they need to have.
Stitches and Pins is a great beginning book for girls 8 through 16 years Girls learn the basics of sewing such as understanding patterns, and cutting fabric by completing a variety of projects ranging from pillowcases, pajamas, purses, and quilting. Includes patterns for all 14 projects.
Pins and Needles is an intermediate book written for girls, and one of the easiest to understand sewing books available. Detailed instructions for more advanced sewing techniques like waistbands, zippers and set-in sleeves. Includes over 30 sewing and quilting projects. Patterns are included for Girls sizes 8 through 16 and Misses sizes 8 through 16.