The best 36 SEWING FOR KIDS ideas to make

Need sewing projects for kids to make this summer? Sewing for kids is not only easy and quick but rewarding too! These awesome kids sewing ideas will help you keep your sewing skills in top shape even in busy times, like school breaks!

Sewing for kids

Sewing ideas for kids

Whether you are a beginner or have been sewing for a while, sewing for children is one of the most pleasant and rewarding activities! But if you are a parent or have kids living in the same household with you, even easy and quick projects like sewing for kids can be a daunting task.

Kids need constant attention and supervision and this pretty much takes up almost all of your time, am I right? Things get even more challenging during school breaks, there’s practically no free time at all! At least that’s how things are around here, mainly because the moment I became a mother I decided my little angle will always be my one and only priority! That’s why you won’t see here, on the site as many sewing projects as I would love to share with you. Ellie is my entire world and everything else falls to second place!

But sometimes I really, really miss sewing and try and find ways to fit some sewing time in my busy schedule. And that’s why most of these projects for sewing for kids are easy peasy, simple and quick! These are super quick and simple to make, you can easily tackle them down this summer, possibly during nap time.

Sewing ideas for kids

Sewing projects for kids

Sewing clothes


1. Box pleated skirt

Making a pleated skirt cannot be easier with this box pleated skirt! No box pleated skirt pattern needed and this skirt project is suitable for sewers of all levels!

2. Free baby romper pattern (0-12 months)

This adorable baby romper pattern has a front and back yoke, with gathered bubble bottom. I used snaps to close the back and the diaper area. You can add optional ruffles on the front to make this outfit extra yummy.

3. Circle skirt tutorial

Do you love the look of those twirly full circle skirts? Here’s how to make a circle skirt pattern for yourself or your little girl, without having to insert a zipper.

4. Reversible apron pattern

A kids apron pattern is a great gift idea, so easy to make and comes together in no time! This reversible apron pattern looks so adorable!

5. Easy reversible skirt

Need an easy sew skirt that you can whip up in less than an hour? This reversible skirt tutorial makes a gorgeous elastic waist skirt that is simple to make and comfortable to wear!

6. Paper bag skirt

Wanna make a super easy but comfy and cute skirt? This paper bag skirt is just perfect for you! Great beginners project if you’re looking for sewing ideas for beginners!

7. 10 Minutes skirt tutorial

Need a quick summer skirt that’s easy to make, comfortable to wear and looks adorable? Make this easy peasy diy a line skirt that won’t take longer than 10 minutes to complete!

Dresses & tops

1. Flutter sleeve dress pattern

This is crazy easy and super cute! Sew an adorable, sweet dress for a little girl using this easy to follow, step by step flutter sleeve dress pattern.

2. Easy pillowcase dress

This ultimate pillowcase dress is the perfect project for beginner sewers! Make an easy to sew, cute and comfy pillowcase dress!

3. Sleeveless A line dress pattern

Are you looking for a simple but chic and comfortable kids dress pattern? This two toned and sleeveless A line dress pattern with added ribbon details is a great project to sew for a little miss!

4. Beach cover up dress

This adorable beach dress It is super easy to do, taking less than an hour and all you need is some pretty cotton fabric.

5. Gathered dress sewing pattern

Make a simple but beautiful summer dress for a little girl with this easy to follow and free gathered dress sewing pattern for little girls. Simple dress pattern for beginners!

6. Girls peasant blouse

Peasant tops are a staple in every girls wardrobe along with peasant dresses! Such easy sewing patterns for beginners and look simply adorable on little ones.

7. Easy apron 3 sizes

This adorable free Apron Pattern is perfect for all your summer baking plans! Available in 3 sizes, toddler, twin & adult.

Sewing bags

1. Hello Kitty coin purse pattern

This Hello Kitty coin purse is the perfect handmade gift that won’t take up a lot of time to make and looks incredibly cute!

2. Reusable Snack Bags

These fun Reusable Snack Bags are perfect for lunches, road trips, and more. The beauty of these lunch bags is that they can be totally customized to fit your needs. The interior is lined with oilcloth for easy clean up.

3. Round cross body bag

This crossbody bag pattern makes a very simple and easy to make round bag, perfect for carrying toys, small coloring books, pens & crayons etc

4. Free toddler bag pattern

Does you child need a little bag to carry her snack and water bottle in on days out? This lovely toddler bag is reversible, fun and easy to make!

5. Lined zipper pouch

Make a bunch of cute and practical pouches with this easy and simple lined zippered pouch tutorial! This DIY pouch is a great way for beginners to practice their zipper skills on.

6. Quilted handbag

This quilted handbag is another quick and easy beginner project, especially if you plan on taking up quilting and didn’t have the courage to do so yet. Great project for beginner quilters!

7. Quilted tablet case

Tablets and e-readers are becoming super popular lately, but most of them don’t come with any sort of protection. This is why a tablet case is a really useful accessory for everyone owning such a gadget.

8. Round pencil case

In this simple tutorial I am going to show you a simple round pencil case pattern to make in no-time and uses leftover fabric. Perfect for back to school!

Sewing accessories & toys

Hair accessories

1. Butterfly hair bows

These butterfly hair bows are so simple to make with fabric scraps and are perfect for girls of all ages!

2. Bunny hair clip tutorial

This adorable bunny hair clip is fun, quick to make and great addition to a festive outfit!

3. Lace headband tutorial

Lace can prettify almost anything so why not make your own lovely headband in just a few easy steps with this 15 minutes lace headband tutorial.

4. Knotted hair ties

Girls love cute and colored hair accessories, so these knotted hair ties will be great for your little one! In about an hour, you will get a complete set of colored hair ties to accessorize your daughter’s wardrobe.


1. Crinkle taggie baby toy

That wonderful crinkling and crackling sound is simply fascinating for the little ears!These sensory toys are so simple to make and only take about 15 minutes to make a couple of them.

2. Drawstring Bag/Playmat for Lego

Cleaning up the toys, Lego in particular can be a pain! With this bag that doubles as a play mat, clean up is a lot easier. The bag cinches up into a great toy storage container, and it holds a lot of toys. This project is easy and is perfect for gifts!

3. DIY Doll Diapers

This crazy easy free pattern will fit most standard sized dolls, so this is perfect to sew up as a gift, when you don’t have a doll to measure.

Other accessories

1. Baby Bib Pattern

A set of these adorable baby bibs would make the perfect handmade gift every new mom would love to have! These lovely bibs are perfect to have on hand for every occasion and are available in three sizes, from newborns to 4 years.

2. Bunny pillow pattern

This easy bunny sewing pattern makes an adorable stuffed bunny that could play as a softie for smaller kids or as a decorative bunny pillow for older ones.

3. Heart fabric bookmark

Sewing bookmarks has never been more enjoyable with these fabric bookmarks in a heart shape!

4. DIY Car Seat Protector

If you have small children, you know how they get their little feet all over the back of the front seats when they get in and out of the car! Keep the back of your seats clean and footprint free with this easy

5. School supplies organizer

This felt organizer is the perfect way to get your life back in order! Be ready for any occasion and tidy up with this amazing school or office supplies felt organizer sewing tutorial!car seat protector!

6. Bunny sleep mask

This bunny sleeping mask is not only super adorable but easy and fun to make too! Ready in about half an hour, this cute sleep mask is a great gift idea!

7. Easy bean bag

This funky DIY bean bag chair is so comfy and easy to make, you’ll want to sew one for each member of your family!

I hope you liked these sewing for kids projects and found a few to sew this summer! I’d love to know your thoughts so please leave a comment below and don’t forget to rate this roundup! Thanks!

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Hi, I’m Petro, author and founder of Easy Peasy Creative Ideas. Sewist, crafter, avid DIY-er, foodie, photographer, homemaker and mommy to one. I’m an expert at coming up with quick, clever sewing tips, recycling crafts and simple, easy recipes! You can find my ideas featured in reputable publications such as Country Living, Good House Keeping, Yahoo News, WikiHow, Shutterfly, Parade, Brit & Co and more. Thanks for stopping by and hope you’ll stay for a while, get to know me better and come back another time. Stick around for real fun projects! Read more…

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  1. Katherine says:

    I really love these stockings, you are so crafty. The pillows are so cute.Thank you

  2. Lisa @ Cucicucicoo: Eco Sewing & Crafting says:

    What a great collection of ideas! I’ve got lots of great projects to check out now! And thank you for including my crinkle taggie and doll diaper projects! :) Lisa

    1. Thanks so much, Lisa! I’m glad you liked the roundup! xoxo