Knit Kitten Kozy :: A Happy Story & A Quick Pattern

Knitted Kitten Kozy - Handwork HomeschoolLast week my daughter found a mysterious package in our front yard.  When she picked it up a tiny voice said “mew, mew”!! Continue reading

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Parisian Handwork Festival – A Virtual Tour

Bright Cotton Prints - Handwork Homeschool - L'aiguille en fete 2014A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of being able to attend one of the best fibre art shows – L’Aiguille En Fête – in Paris – for the THIRD time !!!

I wish you could have been there – the speed knitting, the vigourous crocheting, the quilts galore & the antique sewing supplies & the yarns…. oh, the yarns….

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{VIDEO} Fibre Arts & Academics Go Hand in Hand

The Making Lessons - Handwork Homeschool

In this video,
I get a bit excited about how handwork can affect our
minds & bodies – (it’s so amazing)…
& if it sounds like I’m sitting beside a waterfall,
it’s because I am ! Continue reading

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A Waldorf Doll Make-A-Long {FREE}!

Arabella DollOne of the first things that drew me onto the Waldorf path was the emphasis that is placed on simple beauty.  The environments in which children learn & live are carefully arranged so that they are pleasing, inspiring & calming.  The toys which they play with are chosen with just as much care.  Often they are handmade.

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The Perfect Homeschool Curriculum (+ FREE Planning Sheet)

Andrew in his office - playstand - Handwork Homeschool

The Perfect Homeschool Curriculum
doesn’t exist, yet… Continue reading

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NEW Video – Teaching Children How to “Make Their World”

Handwork Homeschool : The Making Lessons

I’m very excited to share my first video with you!
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Paris…in February !?! Fantastique !!

Pain d'Epices - Handwork Homeschool - Felt DollWhen my husband & I started talking about moving to France
almost 4 years ago, it was all so exciting… Continue reading

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