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Teach kids to sew! 5 pieces of advice AND an easy beginner project

Teach kids to sew and they’ll have an essential life skill.

Sewing is SUCH a great life skill, so how do you know when it’s time to teach your child to sew? It’s a question that sewing pros hear often, and there are several keys for success.

Kris Thurgood, of My Girlfriend’s Quilt Shoppe, is getting us started.

Find more sewing projects from Kris at www.mygirlfriendsquiltshoppe.com.



Kris Thurgood is the owner of My Girlfriend’s Quilt Shoppe, located in both Logan and Sandy, Utah. Her and her husband, Mike started the company in 2011 and it has quickly become a destination spot for quilters from all over the world. Kris and her twin sister Kim Christopherson have appeared on The Nate Berkus Show and The Rachael Ray Show, sharing their love of all things handmade. Kris has been a monthly contributor to KSL’s Studio 5 for the past 12 years. Catch up with all the shopping, classes and sisterhood that happens at www.mygirlfriendsquiltshoppe.com and on Instagram at @mygirlfriendsquiltshoppe.

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