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Picture of Kid Craft - Make a Spa/Sleep Mask
We did this craft in about two hours with girls ages 10 - 12.

While it proved a little difficult for the 10 year olds getting around the curves, the 11 and 12 year old girls got through it fairly easily only needing a little help with the straps.

This project teaches the basic skills of straight stitching, top stitching, working with multiple layers, sewing with elastic and keeping it neat, sewing inner and outer curves and working in narrow hems.
 
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Step 1: Materials

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You will need:

Pattern (below), enlarge pattern pieces including the white area to fit an 11 x 8 1/2 sheet of paper in ladscape mode. Transfer to cardstock, cut out and draw on the backside of your fabric.
Pattern Pieces:
1 Mask front, 1 Mask Back, 2 - 10 x 3 inch strips cut from fabric
1 Mask Front cut from a scrap of Quilt batting

1 - 12 inch piece of 1 inch non roll Elastic
Marking Pencil or Pen to mark cut and fold lines on Mask Back
Gel Eye Pack (optional)
Decorative Ribbon or Trims (optional)
Thread
Scissors
Straight Pins
Large Safety Pin
Iron
Sewing Machine

Step 2: Prepare the Strap

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Using the 10 x 3 inch strips, sew on one short end with right sides together to make the strap. Press seam open. Stitch a1/4 inch seam along the long open side.

Attach a safety pin to one side of the fabric and slide inside the strap. Push the fabric down on the safety pin until the safety pin comes out the other end and pull your fabric through.
I need this---make me one>>!!!
DaveLH5 years ago
I have trouble seeping maybe you could make one of these for me?
DebH57 (author)  DaveLH5 years ago
LOL well I could but you might get it faster if you asked your wife to do it
Donaldhrtc5 years ago
Do the kids use these or are they just for decoration?
DebH57 (author)  Donaldhrtc5 years ago
They were birthday presents for thier moms Donald
HeidiR5 years ago
Cool idea does it help you get the kids going to bed without all the fuss?
DebH57 (author)  HeidiR5 years ago
Hah! Nothing helps there. They did these for thier Moms birthdays.
JohnMac5 years ago
Very nice
DebH57 (author)  JohnMac5 years ago
Thanks!