Online Homeschool Convention

Assalamu Alaikum, I am excited to be speaking at the first ever Online Homeschool Convention, hosted by Laylah’s Classroom. I was invited to do a crafting session for the convention and I am really excited to share some of what I have been learning about textile design and Islamic art. My talk is called “DIY […] Read more…

Open Arms Kayseri Project

I would like to introduce you to the Open Arms in Kayseri Project (OAK), a charity started by some wonderful sisters I know in Turkey, to support Syrian refugee families. More from OAK: Our focus is in three areas: Emergency care, self reliance and education for women and children. We provide supplies including food, coal […] Read more…

Pants for him

I believe this is my first sewing projects for my boy, Alhumdulillah! I have to say it is a bit difficult to get into the mindset of sewing for boys after having sewn for myself, and then 3 girls, haha. If you follow me on instagram you may have seen my new resolution for 2017.. […] Read more…

DIY Wall Art

Let out your inner artist with these fun to make canvas paintings! You can spell out words or your name or even make fun shapes and pictures. Supplies: Step 1: Cut about a 2 inch piece of painter’s tape from the tape roll. Then cut this piece into 3 strips. You will use these strips […] Read more…

Arabic Alphabet Wall Mural

This was a collaborative art mural project that I set up for my 3 girls. It was definitely a lesson in teamwork and there were a few tears, but I love how they learned about the importance of sharing, kindness and patience with their siblings. Supplies: paper pencil tape crayons Step 1: If you don’t […] Read more…

Arabic Number Glitter Rocks

We had collected some smooth rocks by the shore earlier this summer. We weren’t sure what to do with them but I noticed my two preschool girls love to use them for counting. They can both count in English up to 20 or more but I would like to teach them some Arabic as well. […] Read more…

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