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35+ cool things to sew for kids (DIY gift ideas)

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Find a list of more than 35 cool and easy things to sew for kids. This collection includes stuffed animals, accessories, bags, and more! In addition, you’ll also discover funny costumes, creative pillows, as well as super easy DIY clothes.

All of these are easy beginners sewing projects, for both boys and girls. And you can accomplish any of them no matter your skill level!

I love sewing for my kids and I’m always in search of inspiration to sew cute little things for them.

However, having three kids means that time is my most valuable resource. As a result, I tend to favor simple projects that can be finished quickly.

Here you will find a collection of 35+ fun and creative ideas of things to sew for kids.

It’s safe to say any mom can appreciate these simple and fresh sewing projects, with step-by-step instructions. Moreover, the majority include free PDF patterns.

35+ cool and easy things to sew for kids – get inspired for your next sewing project!

1. Fabric storage bins from A Beautiful Mess

2. DIY mouse slippers from Make It Love It

3. Scrunchies from I Can Sew This

4. Drawstring backpack from Craft Passion

5. Card holder for playing card games from Sew Can She

6. Quick fabric corner bookmarks from Crafty Staci

7. Little messenger bag from Delia Creates

8. Superhero mask template and tutorial from Crazy Little Projects

9. Supergirl costume from Fleece Fun

10. Pillow bed for kids from It’s Always Autumn

11. Infinity scarf from I Can Sew This

12. SleepyTime stuffed owls from Sew 4 Home

13. Fabric pencil case from Make It love It

14. Kids blanket from Melly Sews

15. Easy DIY dinosaur sweatshirt from Sew Mama Sew

16. Fiesta skirts from Made Everyday

17. Simple zipper pouch from I Can Sew This

18. Fabric playhouse from Simple Simon and Co

19. Knotted headband. Free pattern & tutorial from I Can Sew This

20. Sunny Day Shorts – free sewing pattern from Oliver and S

21. Mickey Mouse inspired earbud pouch from Polka Dot Chair

22. Plush animal play mat from A Beautiful Mess

23. Ruffled scrunchies from I Can Sew This

24. DIY fleece lined beanie hat (+free PDF pattern) from I Can Sew This

25. Double sided fabric headband from Happy Together by Jess

26. Knotted turban style baby hat from Sweet Red Poppy

27. Free basic legging pattern (sz 3 to 14) from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

28. Turn a T-shirt into a girls’ dress in 5 simple steps – I Can Sew This

29. Comfy sweater shirt for kids from Life Sew Savory

30. Make Barbie clothes with these free patterns and tutorials from I Can Sew This – Barbie princess dress, Barbie faux placket skirt, Barbie peasant top

31. Tooth fairy pillow from Alice and Lois

32. Flutter sleeve peasant top for little girls tutorial + free pattern from I Can Sew This

33. Soft woolen bunny from Purl Soho

34. DIY little guy tie from Little Bit Funky

35. Easy lined drawstring bag from I Can Sew This

36. Floppy eared elephant from Craftiness Is Not Optional

What’s your favorite sewing project on this list? I’d love to hear what you think of it!

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