Fantastic Fabric Flowers

´╗┐´╗┐Fabric flowers look so challenging to make but they really are quite simple. Inspire your students to embellish and accessorize their clothing projects with fabric flowers!

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4-H: A FACS Friendly Youth Development Program

4-H is a youth development program funded by your state’s land grant college. It is run formally by cooperative extension agents, then parent club leaders & volunteers. Typically 4-H is associated with animals specifically raising & showing them. However, 4-H is so much more than animals. 4-H has been around for over 100 years and is based on the concept of projects.

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October’s FACS Teacher of the Month: Mindy Rose

This month’s Family and Consumer Science Teacher of the Month is Mindy Rose, a high school teacher in Louisiana. This is her 1st year teaching and she claims to, “still be on cloud nine!” Over the last 17 years she…

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Seam Samples Lesson Plan

Seam sample books have been around for years now but this is one lesson that is timeless and is still applicable to your clothing/sewing students. Have your students learn both hand and machine stitches- the foundation of sewing.

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Baking- Measuring Cups Vs. Scaling

Measuring flour and other ingredients can make all the difference in a baked good’s success. Baking is a science and the slightest amount over or under what the recipe calls for can mean an inferior product or inconsistent results. Teach your students with confidence after learning the difference between these two methods.

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Yeast Compilation

Since there are already a lot of lessons on yeast and yeast breads, this is a compilation of my favorite yeast recipes, lessons, videos and scientific explanations.

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