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Sewing Projects for Young Kids

I love sewing and when I saw some sewing posts pop up on Tuesday Tots last week I knew exactly what I would feature this week. Some ideas 14 to get your kids starting sewing.

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Threading is the first steps in the process of sewing and Here Comes the Girls has a great activity as part of the Virtual Book Club for this Month.

Royal Baloo has a great post (another from the Virtual Book Club for Kids this month) on sewing is for boys lovely to see the creations that they made using the sewing machine.

The Educators Spin on It are as passionate about sewing as I am and have some great advice on sewing with your kids, a 1 year old and a 5 year old and how they can help, as well as a lovely rosemary pouch threading activity and some gnome clothes as well.

Mama Smiles is another crafty Mama and her eldest is getting into sewing in a big way designing her own gifts for friends, making beautiful butterflies to help raise money for cancer research, creating accessories for her dolls and flowers for her own clothes.

Kitchen Counter Chronicles has some words of wisdom on getting kids sewing with simple sewing for first timers.

Sewing isn’t just for girls – Frugal Fun for Boys shared her son’s first sewing project with the gorgeous christmas tree ornaments that he made.

The journals of a Laura Ingalls Wanabee shares a great way to get preschoolers sewing a long with you using shelf liner.

Highhill homeschool’s girls created these gorgeous flowers to decorate their clothes and accessorises with.

Would you like to create a soft toy from your child’s art work or even get them to do it – here’s how from Nurturestore.


  1. I was so excited that you featured these sewing posts this week! My BOYS and I love sewing activities. Such great fine motor practice and a very calming, creative activity.

  2. Some brilliant sewing activities. We are planning to move on from threading so this is perfect. Thanks for including my post!

  3. What Great ideas for introducing sewing. I have to admit I’m not very good at it so it has never occurred to me before to introduce the boys to it.

    Thank you for hosting.

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