Simple Kids Sewing for Spring [Contributed by The Usual Mayhem]

This post was contributed by Erin of The Usual Mayhem.

Kids Sewing for Spring

A Flower Kids Sewing Project for Spring at
My sidekick loves to sew, but we’re in the middle of selling our house and moving and I don’t always have the time right now to sit beside him while he uses a needle. So I came up with a solution that satisfied us both; a simple kids sewing project using foam and ribbon!

Foam Cutouts for Kids Sewing Project at

Kids Sewing with Foam & Ribbon

First, I printed a flower template (I used this one but a quick Google search will turn up tons of them for you to choose from) and cut it out of craft foam. Then, I got out my hole punch and punched holes all the way around the edges. I also made a circle for the middle of the flower and punched holes around that, too.

Kids Sewing Project with Foam and Ribbon at

Then I got some gift wrap ribbon out of my stash and let him “sew” while I packed some more boxes.

Erin is the owner and author of The Usual Mayhem blog. She is also a daycare educator, a homeschooler, and the mother of three rambunctious children with very different personalities and challenges. She writes a weekly nature study class for, and is a contributor at Mummyology, Pre-K and K Sharing, Serenity You, and So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler.

I love that this kids sewing project can be personalized to any child’s interest.  Priscilla would love this flower, but Sawyer would get a kick out of sewing wheels on a train or truck.  Thanks for the inspiration, Erin!

Have you ever done any kids sewing projects with your little ones?

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Krissy Bonning-Gould is a former art teacher turned full-time mama of 3 who authors B-Inspired Mama to share inspiration for simple kids crafts, family recipes, learning fun, and creative parenting.

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