Three Beginner Sewing Projects for Kids

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Square feature image showing three finished beginner sewing projects, sea turtle, crab and jellyfish.

These three beginner sewing projects for kids not only teach them how to sew but will keep them busy doing something fun.

My 9-year-old son started weaving in art class so I thought he’d like to try sewing at home. Our kids are out of school and have plenty of time on their hands so I thought this would be the perfect time to explore something new. Plus everyone can use basic sewing and mending skills. Below are the supplies and templates to get started.



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Sewing Basics – Video Links to Get Started

My mom taught me how to sew at a very young age. She taught me how to thread a needle, make a knot at the end and how tie a knot when I was done sewing so all of my hard work wouldn’t come unraveled.

Here are some good links from on How to Thread a Needle and Finish a Stitch.

If your kids are trying sewing for the first time you may want to help them get started but trust me they will pick it up fast! I tried to make the patterns for these cute sea creatures very simple so that my 9-year-old would be able to do most of the cutting and sewing on his own.

Get the patterns and complete instructions:

Click below to download each of the patterns. There is a separate PDF file for the Sea Turtle, the Jellyfish and the Crab. Each PDF contains kid-friendly, step-by-step instructions with pictures and the pattern.

To download click the links below for the Beginner Sewing Pattern and Instructions you want.

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Sea Turtle Pattern and Instructions
Jelly Fish Pattern download button
Jellyfish Pattern and Instructions
Crab Patter download button to download PDF file
Crab Pattern and Instructions
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