Will started this project simply as a plain embroidery project, using a transfer of starbursts from my Jenny Hart Stitch-It Kit. After she'd finished the starbursts, she decided that she wanted to turn the project into a Christmas gift for Syd, so I traced out Sydney's name for her lightly in pencil (it occurs to me now that I should have encouraged Will to do the writing, herself. Ah, well...). I think Will did an excellent job embroidering Syd's name, in particular:
Aren't her stitches nice and even?
She then used my sewing machine to turn the embroidery into a little pillow.
Syd is constantly making doll clothes, and I catch photos of them only rarely, so I feel lucky to have an image of this creation:
Syd mostly likes to use tape and ties to construct her clothing, but she's recently begun to add in some hand-sewing, as well.
More recently, the kids have abandoned sewing projects for elaborate block building, at-home aerial silks performances, and their ever-elaborate imaginative games involving toy horses. I hope to incorporate them into some aspects of sewing their Trashion/Refashion Show garments, however, so hopefully soon you'll see even more examples of children's sewing projects!