Felt crafts spark imaginative play and are cheap and easy to make. Kids can cut and sew these projects themselves while learning a new life skill. They are so fun that adults love making them too!
Sometimes stitching by hand is necessary instead of using a sewing machine, and sometimes it is preferred. Whichever you choose, here are some common hand stitches, what they are used for, and easy instructions to master them yourself.
Halloween pencil toppers in the shape of not-so-scary bats will last much longer than candy. Made with felt, they are inexpensive and easy to stitch for little hands.
Make yourself an adorable baby chick popping out of an eggshell for Easter. They are so easy kids can make them too, and a free pattern download is included. Sewing with felt is perfect for beginners!
Make your own flannel handkerchiefs out of an old shirt. They are reusable (zero waste) and soft on the skin. A full sewing tutorial with photos are included.