Parnassus Books is thrilled to welcome Cassie Stephens for a celebration of the release of her book, Stitch and String Lab for Kids on Sunday, September 15, at 2pm. Read on for more information about Cassie and her book, as well as some important event guidelines.
This event is free and open to the public. In order to join the signing line to have books brought from home signed at this event, please purchase a copy of Stitch and String Lab for Kids from Parnassus Books, either in-store, over the phone, or online (scroll down). Stitch and String Lab for Kids will be published on Tuesday, July 23rd.
The best way to support an author featured at a Parnassus event, as well as to support Parnassus for hosting the author and the event, is to purchase the author's new book from Parnassus. Your purchase also demonstrates to publishers that they should continue sending authors to Parnassus and to Nashville.
Can't make it to the event, but still want to purchase an autographed or personalized book? Place your order below, enter "signed copy" plus any personalization details in the comments section of your order, and we'll have Cassie sign your books and ship them to you after the event! Shipping is available to all fifty states as well as internationally. For international shipping quotes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org; be sure to include your mailing address so that we can create an accurate shipping quote for you.
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More about Cassie Stephens
Cassie Stephens lives in Nashville and teaches art in the Franklin Special School District. Cassie—who was the winner of the Netflix bake-off show Nailed It! in Season 3—posts about the fun, creative projects she does with her students at "In the Art Room" on her blog. She is also the author of Clay Lab for Kids.
More about Stitch and String Lab for Kids
In Stitch and String Lab for Kids, art teacher and winner of the Netflix bake-off show Nailed It! Cassie Stephens presents more than forty inventive projects that explore everything from simple sewing, embroidery, and weaving to string art, needle felting, and yarn crafts.
Stitch and String Lab for Kids leads children, step by step, through a huge range of sewing and fiber art projects. As they go, they will learn a variety of techniques, develop dexterity and coordination, and enjoy making a variety of creative projects. Kids will employ simple embroidery stitches to embellish a sun catcher, wall hangings, and an appliqué animal. Sewing projects include a drawstring bag, a sketchbook jacket, and custom plushies. Children will learn how to make custom looms to weave bookmarks, bracelets, and even a mini rag rug. They will also experiment with string art, needle felting, shibori dyeing, pompom animals, as well as finger knitting,yarn art, and cool wrapping projects.
Each project includes a materials list and illustrated steps, and the book is filled with useful tips, tricks, and shortcuts. Stitch samplers will teach the basics, andtemplates are included for plushies and stuffies. Kids are encouraged to make variations and personalize the projects to their own style and personality.
These creative projects offer a broad and rich sampling of sewing, fabric, and fiber crafts. Stitch and String Lab for Kids is perfect for keeping kids busy with educational activities at home, learning techniques and experimenting at school, or having a ball at camps and parties. Parents, teachers, homeschoolers, and facilitators will appreciate the easy, illustrated instruction and the curriculum-friendly format, with projects that can be completed in any order.