10 free kids sewing patterns

Kids clothes are pretty much the cutest things in the world.  Why not liven up your child’s closet with a few new items or you could go all out and make a whole new wardrobe.  Children love to collaborate on …

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upcycle t shirts

 

Now that warmer weather has arrived, it’s time to pull all those t-shirts out from the back of your closet and put them front and center.  There are probably a few shirts that you’re unsure whether to keep, so …

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Sew Chibi's Girafarig Pokemon birthday dressKataryna from Sew Chibi shows the special Pokémon birthday dress she made for her oldest daughter.  She made it to look like a Girafarig, a Pokémon that looks somewhat like a giraffe, though with a two-colored body and a spiked …

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mini backpackCelina from Petit a Petit & Family is over at The Sewing Rabbit today with a tutorial showing how to make this mini backpack.  The square shape is a good shape for a school pack, and the scale is right …

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chalkclothlunchbagSkip To My Lou shows how to make a lunch bag that you can decorate and redecorate to your heart’s content.  That’s because it’s made out of chalkcloth.  Brilliant!!  Use chalk markers to decorate it for a semi-permanent design that …

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supermanarmslingWhen her young son sprained his arm, Angelina from JoJo and Eloise made him a special sling.  She lined it with a soft fleece and added a Superman logo because that’s his favorite.  It won’t make his arm heal any faster, but I’m sure …

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keepsaketitle_smallI was so excited when I found out that Michaels was going to be carrying fabrics.  They’re called Crafty Cuts, precut fabric pieces in a variety of colors and fabric types (cotton, canvas, burlap, faux fur, felt, tulle, and crushed …

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kidpaintedfabricLook what happened when Rachael Rabbit allowed her children to paint a piece of fabric!  They really got into it, using hands and feet to paint on the fabric.  Luckily, she had the kids do the painting outside!  Their painted fabric is …

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tuxedovestrefashionMs Jean Upcycles posts over at Refashion Co-op showing the circus master-inspired vest that she made by refashioning a plain black button up shirt.  It’s shaped like a tuxedo jacket, with a cropped pointed front and tails in the back.  She …

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_Z7A5697Suz and SewPony brings on the sewing nostalgia with her When We Were Young series.  The series will feature bloggers who have recreated a favorite garment from their childhood.  Jess from Craftiness Is Not Optional has posted the first installment, showing the …

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- handmade before and afterCelina from Petit á Petit shows the vintage-inspired circus suit that she made for her young child.  It’s sparkly and shiny and pure fabulousness! She bought the supplies to make it over a year ago, but first one thing and then …

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princesstopsLots of little girls love dressing up like their favorite princess (Disney or otherwise).  But you can’t wear a fancy princess costume EVERYWHERE.  Jessica from My Inner Need to Create made more casual princess tops for just such occasions.  I …

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wallet1Heather Perkins from Me Making Do made this wallet for her son as a special gift for his 18th birthday.  It’s made from one of her father’s suits that she received after his passing.  Though previously unable to bring herself to cut …

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DSC_0085a-LargeCheck out the rain pants that Monica from Adirondack Inspired made for her kids.  Made from a water resistant ripstop nylon with elastic cuffs to keep the water from seeping in at the hem, they’re perfect to wear when splashing puddles.   Go to

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SewingJournalPage1AngelaB keeps a journal of her sewing projects, making notes about what she made, what worked, what didn’t work, and more.  She writes about her sewing journal in a guest post at Sew, Mama, Sew! and she also shares a …

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