10 Summer Sewing Projects to Make For Children

As June draws to a close, I’m devoting my blog posts this week to all things summer. Today, I’ve curated a collection of sewing tutorials to make lovely stuff for children. From handmade summer clothing to outdoor play, hopefully there is something here for you to make for the little people in your life.

Firstly, how cute if this Simple Sun Dress from Stitched by Crystal.

For the little lads in your life, how about this Easy Shorts Tutorial, again from Stitched by Crystal.

And for the babies and toddlers, what about these gorgeous High Wasted Baby Bloomers on Sewenir.com – delightful in vintage fabric with a little broderie anglais top!

Of course, its always good to have a few hats at the ready (even if they refuse to wear them!) Try this Reversible Sun Hat tutorial on Craft Gossip.

My daughter has only recently discovered ice pops (and how quickly they melt). So my eye was drawn to this How to Sew Freezie Cozy Tutorial on Crafty For Home.

For some pocket-sized entertainment when out and about, try this On the Go Tic Tac Toe sewing tutorial on Crazy Little Projects (great to whip out at a picnic).

Or for some more energetic outdoor play, try this How to Sew Bean Bags tutorial by The Inspired Home.

If you plan to have a little helper once those BBQs start firing up, how cute is this How to make a kids BBQ Apron by Polka Dot Chair?

Remember those glorious summer days speeding around on your bike? How lovely would it have been to have a tailor-made bag for all those treasures? Loving this Make Your Own Bicycle Basket tutorial on All Free Sewing.

And for some quiet time when out and about (if indeed that is possible), why not try this DIY Quiet Bag Tutorial by Ginger Snap Crafts.

Hopefully you’ve been inspired by some of those ideas. And if sewing inspiration is your thing, try signing up for my Creative Sewing Challenge. You’ll receive a monthly prompt to sew to, and I share lots of ideas and tutorials tied to each theme. Our community continues to grow, with lots of lovely sewing being shared along the way. Find out more here, or sign up below:

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