Teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences and Health to Middle- and High-School Students

Textiles and Fashion

Quilt Block Introduction Activity | Family and Consumer Sciences Back to School

I teach all Health and FCS classes in our small 7-12 school so it is very likely a student has had me before, sometimes in the same day. To keep things interesting for them (and, let’s be honest, myself) I like to switch up our […]

Three Clothing Projects Your Students Will Actually Wear

1. City Gym Shorts from The Purl Bee We’ve been sewing boxers in “Home Ec” class since forever. The City Gym Shorts from The Purl Bee offers an updated, popular design that your students will love to wear. This pattern is offered for free in […]

Recycle and ReDesign

I love teaching culinary skills and am blessed to be at a school that allows me to concentrate on one area. But my true love outside of work is textiles! My co-worker asked me to share some of my projects with her class for their […]