Here are my favourite fun embroidery projects for kids to keep you busy, entertained and most of all relaxed this season of the year. It’s getting darker and colder and nothing beats some me-time with a sewing project on my lap and a hot water bottle under my feet while the wind and rain are roaring outside. Plus, you might as well get a head start and make some Christmas presents while you’re at it if you like, right?
Have a look at these beyond gorgeous, easy to make, fun and charming embroidery projects for kids. Enjoy.
14 Fun Embroidery Projects for Kids
I promise you that all of these hand picked personal favourites are for absolute beginners. I’ve never considered myself to be very good at sewing and I found that my enthusiasm and willingness to give it a go sure made up for my lack of skill. The only thing you need is some basic materials, time and a handful of courage!
You might even feel adventurous and get your kids to create alongside you, which is totally fun and a great way to spend some quality time together.
Let me quickly talk you through these amazingly cool embroidery projects so you can pick one to start with that is just perfect for you.
1. Button Flower Embroidery Art by Freckled Nest
If you want to get started on a sweet and simple embroidery project with a great result, this is it. Modern hoop art you can make with kids and that will brighten up the room.
2. Kids Art Work Embroidery by Little Worlds
This project is so close to my heart as it’s the first family drawing my daughter made. This is such a lovely way to treasure children’s drawings that have an emotional value to you. And this projects is much easier than you think. Click on to read the step by step tutorial.
3. Handmade Medals for Kids by Hellobee
I am absolutely in love with this project. What kid wouldn’t love to make or get a handmade medal?
4. Embroidered Felt Chocolates by Little Worlds
The perfect edition to your play kitchen and a gorgeous handmade gift set. These are still a favourite in our house! They are easy to make and the simple instructions come with a pattern.
5. Embroidered Hand Prints by Colette Moscrop
What a gorgeous moment in time to treasure forever. It will only take you a little time to make but you’ll enjoy remembering for years to come. Quite the perfect project for the coming holidays don’t you think?
6. Embroidered Treasure Map by Little Worlds
As far as embroidery projects go, this one is slightly more ambitious in the way that it will take a bit of preparation (design, drawing) and a bit more work in order to finish it. But a handmade gift like this will see you crowned Most Popular this Christmas season. Have a little look, my daughter designed the map and I did the embroidering!
7. Felt Heart Ornament Craft by Red Ted Art
A fun activity to do with the kids and with some imagination you can use those little felt hearts to decorate just about anything.
8. Kid Embroidered Little Burlap Pillows by Jillian in Italy
I’m absolutely in love with these burlap pillows. This is the kind of project that you can get really excited about AND your kids can join in! That’s a parenting win right there.
9. Embroidered Fairy Hair Clips by Little Worlds
Another very popular little project your kids will absolutely adore for many seasons. There’s only a tiny bit to embroider, the other part you simply braid, glue it together and boom. there you have it: a magical fairy braid.
10. Kid Embroidered Pencil Pouch by Jacks and Kate
Another simple embroidery project for kids that looks absolutely amazing. Love the burlap and love the colours. Simply gorgeous.
11. Felt Sleeping Bags for Figurines by Little Worlds
These felt sleeping bags can and will be used for lots and lots of imaginative play. They were designed to fit all kinds of figurines but they also house animals, cars, dinosaurs, snacks, money (don’t ask!) and other treasures.
12. Embroidered Photo Family Portraits by The Glamorous Housewife
How cool do these embroidered family photos look? What a great idea to hang something a little bit different on your family wall.
13. Mini Felt Treasure Bags by Little Worlds
If you have kids that love small world play, than this is for you. These mini felt treasure bags are easy to make and will go a long way in any kind of imaginative play scenario. Plus, they’re super cute!
14. Embroidery Hoop Tic Tac Toe by Lolly Jane
A fun little twist on the classic tic tac toe. The perfect beginner’s project I’m sure kids will love.
Get your creative on
What is your favourite? Mine are the burlap pillows and kid embroidered pencil bag. My kids love new projects just as much as me and burlap is the easiest material for beginners to work with, so success is guaranteed!
If you (like me) love to get inspired through other people’s gorgeous creations, you’ll love to follow this board on pinterest. It’s filled with creative projects all moms will love.
Wishing you lots of fun creating!
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