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Children's Nonfiction Crafts & Hobbies


by (author) Biz Storms

illustrated by June Bradford

Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2001
Crafts & Hobbies
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2001
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2001
    List Price

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Out of print

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7


What traditional handicraft allows children to tap into their creativity and imagination? Quilting! In this book in the Kids Can Do It series, kids can design one-of-a-kind gifts and accessories by mixing their favorite colors, fabrics and textures. And while the art of quilting has been around for hundreds of years, a few modern twists make it easier than ever. Ten simple-to-follow patterns with photos, diagrams and step-by-step instructions help kids make projects that are unique — and useful, too!

Kids can make a

  • pencil case
  • crazy quilt pillow
  • book bag
  • quilted organizer
  • hopscotch lap quilt

Illustrated step-by-step instructions make it easy!

About the authors

Biz Storms is an avid quilter and the author of Quilting. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Biz Storms' profile page

Judy Ann Sadler is the best-selling author of over 20 craft books for children including Corking, Knitting, Simply Sewing, Hemp Jewelry and The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Easy Crafts. She still looks forward to making stuff every day. Judy Ann lives with her family in London, Ontario.

June Bradford's profile page


  • Winner, Our Choice, Canadian Children’s Book Centre
  • Winner, Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award

Editorial Reviews

The colorful photos and illustrations capture details and design and are an excellent accompaniment to the clear, step-by-step instructions. Useful and popular additions to library collections.

School Library Journal

Books in the first-rate Kids Can Do It series continue to give children an opportunity to develop craft skills by providing projects that are both age appropriate and lots of fun. Quilting uses step-by-step instructions keyed to excellent color illustration to present basics.


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