Here are over 10 sewing patterns for toddlers: easy gifts to sew rather quickly, beginner-friendly projects that are a sequel to this popular collection of diy gifts to sew for babies. Browse through these tutorials and patterns for inspiration and choose your favorite!
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Do you need ideas for a homemade gift for a toddler? You’ve just found a bunch of them! From handmade accessories to toys, here are 10+ easy and cute sewing projects with beginner patterns you’ll love to sew.
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Sewing Patterns For Toddlers
Making a homemade gift is not only a way to show you care but also a great way to teach kids the value of handmade things. These sewing patterns for toddlers can accomplish just that.
Toddlers will love anything associated with exploration, like a fabric marble maze or a buckle toy, matching games, preferably colorful. Toddler accessories and clothing, be it a hat, a scarf or pajama pants, need to be easy to use, so they can put them on by themselves. I took all that into account when compiling this collection of patterns and how-tos.
Oh, and these patterns are all beginner friendly! Try out some of them (or all!) and make the best diy presents for your toddler.
Gifts to Sew For Toddlers
Add a pop of color to your kids’ wardrobe AND let them stay WARM outdoors! Use this pattern to make cute and easy-to-sew beanies with double-layer flaps that will fully cover the ears. They are practical and totally comfortable – no more struggles to have the kids wear their hats! It’s a great handmade present for kids that’s easy and quick to sew. Did I mention it’s a beginner sewing project? Easy and fun! The pattern comes in 8 sizes, from newborn to adult.
Toddlers will have a blast playing a fun tossing game! These felt fish for kids are made quickly and can be reused for a number of indoors activities. They are perfect for a bean bag tossing game and make an awesome gift! Get the tutorial HERE.
While being practical, this sweet little triangular zipper pouch can quickly turn into a pretend-play treasure holder. Using a keyring, you can attach it to a jacket or a stroller, and your toddler can keep their favorite miniature toy in it. Get your PDF pattern and make an excellent little handmade gift for your toddler. More HERE:
This cozy and warm fleece neck warmer is one of my most popular sewing patterns for toddlers and a great gift for kids who don’t like wearing (uncomfortable and bulky) traditional scarves. Easy to pull on and off. Check out the easy tutorial with a free template HERE:
Simple to make, you’ll love making these pajama pants over and over again. These pajama pants can be made REALLY QUICKLY! And with busy moms, that’s what often matters most. Get your tutorial with step-by-step directions here.
Toddlers love matching games. And if you can use adorable prints while sewing, this is a win-win for all! I’ve not only sewn the memory game myself (LINK) but also made a free PDF template (with a free how-too off course) for you to get it done really QUICKLY! Grab your free PDF template and instructions here:
A free PDF sewing pattern and tutorial for a cute little fabric marble maze toy for kids. It’s made from fabric and fleece scraps. A great DIY present for toddlers, perfect road trip toy. Also, a great toy to keep in your purse for when you go to the doctor, or another place where you’d like your child (or grandchild) sit still for some time. Get your free pattern now, here:
Take a look at 7 of my favorite free felt play food TUTORIALS for home-made felt fruit, vegetables, dairy and French bread. Make a set and you’ve got a wonderful present for a toddler. Free patterns and beginner tutorials are at this link.
9) Toddler Buckle Toy
A simple tutorial for a homemade toddler buckle toy to take on the go, out to eat, or in the stroller. Stephanie made a great toy that will keep busy hands occupied. An awesome diy toy that has just found it’s place here in this list of favorite sewing patterns for toddlers! Tutorial here.
This colorful felt button snake is made in a moment, requiring really little sewing skills. If you know how to sew on a button, you’re set! It’s one of the all-time favorite toys among toddlers for learning buttoning and fine motor skills through play. Easy and quick to make – a perfect gift! A tutorial with step-by-step directions HERE.
A simple way to add a pop of color to a toddler’s room, and to display their name where they can always see it. Toddlers will recognize their name and remember it. And as to this diy project, it’s easy to do even if you’re new to sewing. This easy diy bunting banner tutorial includes a free PDF sewing template and a few tips and tricks to make it easier for you. Since it’s double-sided, both sides of the banner will look lovely when hung across the space. Yey!
Cutest DIY Fabric Sailboat Toy – Free Template
Toddlers will love playing pirates, running around the house, holding these soft sailboats and searching for treasures. I made these three boats when our daughter was born and fell in love with this little sailboat toy immediately. Use bright colors, and if you feel like, embroider the kid’s name on it. Download the free sailboat template (from HERE) to sew one of these cute softies yourself.
13) Felt Star Softie
This soft star pillow with cute embroidered eyes will make a great snuggle toy for when your toddler goes to daycare. Easy to make and very popular. Get your free template in 3 sizes here:
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