As kids we were always sewing, from making simple clothes and accessories for our toys, to even making the cuddly toys themselves from material scraps. If you are looking for some simple sewing ideas for kids, or ways to pass on your sewing skills to the next generation, here are 10 Super Easy Sewing Projects For Kids To Do.
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Learning to sew is one of life’s skills, after all there are always buttons that come undone or hems that need a stitch. But hems and buttons can be boring to learn sewing so here are 10 delightful sewing projects for kids to inspire your child!
Easy Sewing Projects For Kids
#1. Cute Cloth Doll
Your child may need a little bit of help with this cute cloth doll from crazy little projects, but the finished doll is well worth the effort.
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#2. Scented Sachets
These are a simple sewing project that would make a nice present, e.g. for Grandma or for Mother’s Day. We got this neat idea from Martha Stewart. All you have to do is stitch two squares of fabric together and stuff them with lavender.
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#3. Hand Sewn Felt Owls
I found these cute hand sewn felt owls on Favecrafts. They are simple to make and are a great way of using up old scraps of material.
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#4. Felt Robot
This Felt Robot would make a great starter project for kids. I found it on Slair’s Lair blog, where you will find a downloadable version of the pattern.
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#5. Fabric Flowers
I found these cute flowers over on Red Ted Art. They are simple to create and could be used to decorate clothes or added to your accessories, bags, pillow case etc to give them an individual look.
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#6. Snake Charmers
Download the free pattern for these Snake Charmers from Shiny Happy World and create fun presents for family and friends.
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#7. Canvas Tote Bag
I love this Canvas Tote Bag with a front pocket from The Sewing Loft Blog. It is easier if you have a sewing machine for this project, but you could try hand sewing too.
#8. Emoji Keyrings
Your child could make their favourite emoji into a keyring from felt. You’ll find the instructions over on the Always Arty website.
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#9. Heart Keep Cup Cosy
This would be a nice older child/teen project, to make a heart keep cup cosy like this one from Simply Notable. Ideal if they are at the tea or coffee-drinking stage or else as a present for Mum or Dad. Perfect for spreading a latte love!
#10. Pleated Hair Band
The tutorial for these cute pleated hair bands is on Craftiness is not optional. You could decorate them with buttons or beads to add an extra special touch.
Over to you now. Have you tried out any of our easy sewing projects for kids? Please let us know in the comments box below.