We read about how they made straw ticks to sleep on. We cut out material to make our own models of them.
Bugs had to get in one more snuggle with Molly first.
Sweet Pea is helping as a Teacher's Helper. This is to give her credit in her AWANA work.
Threading the needle.........
Sweet Pea sews one too.
Boo helped teach Bugsy.
Princess wanted to help too.
His first sewing lesson.
All that sewing inspired Sweet Pea to get out her cross-stitch.
I treasure moments like this.
We know our material is fancier than what they used in colonial days but I didn't want to spend money on muslin. We talked about the difference together & then used scraps we already had. We plan to stuff them with newspaper rather than grass in order to keep them from getting musty.