I was very young when my interest in sewing and crafting began. I wish I could remember what the first thing I ever made was, I have a vague memory of a satiny heart plushie, and a little dolphin I made out of denim scraps! I was always crafting something, and I still am! Get them started young with one of these simple sewing projects for kids to make!
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If you’ve got a crafty kid in your house, encourage them! I know sometimes the last thing you want to do is undertake a sewing machine lesson or clean up after a messy craft project. But kids get so much pride out of making stuff! It’s a big confidence boost.
So dig through your craft supply stash and get your munchkins crafting with one of these great sewing projects for beginners!
Sewing Projects for Kids to Make
I’m crazy about this idea! I’ve been trying to create a collection of reusable party decor for us to use for birthdays and holidays. I’m trying really hard to remove unnecessary single use plastic like balloons and banners from our home. I will definitely be getting the kids to help make this chain!
If the laundry bag is cute, do you think the kids will actually put their laundry in it instead of on the floor? Asking for a friend.
An excellent way to use up gloves who have lost their partner.
4. Tic Tac Toe
A great travel game!
Kiddos can make a whole collection of these and give them away as gifts to teachers and classmates.
If you’re looking for more fabric scrap ideas, check out: 22 DIY Fabric Scrap Projects
Kids get so much pride out of wearing something they made themselves!
So sweet for a dolly sleepover!
Kids always have little collections of random stuff. With this tutorial they can make their own DIY drawstring bags to store their treasures!
10. Pyjama Shorts
These are a fun and practical project that beginner sewists can make for themselves and their siblings!
11. Heart Plushies
These would be sweet as lavender sachets or ornaments too.
Who DOESN’T need bean bag chickens in their life?! Exactly. No one.
Perfect for kiddos to take to the park or use for a gym bag at school.
Simple fabric placemats for begginners to sew up in an afternoon!
Scrunchies are back and I’m here for it! Another easy DIY sewing project that kids can make.
16. Library Tote Bag
I really love the fabric for this tote!
17. Infinity Scarf
Kids are so much more stylish now then when I was a kid! 🙂
What have your kiddos been crafting lately?