Sewing never goes out of style. This thread-and-fabric craft is beloved by many and is good to know in a pinch—when your jeans get worn out or you rip your bed sheets accidentally. Maybe your child will be a fashion designer someday, all because they did a beginner sewing kit. Who knows? Big dreams aside, practicing sewing can help your child fine-tune their motor skills, and they’ll understand how clothes are put together. Beginners’ sewing kits are great crafting gifts to give to your little ones, so we found the best sewing kits for kids.
These kits all come with pre-cut patterns, which will save you and your child a lot of frustration. Your kids will be able to make everything from a stuffed snake to a bracelet, thanks to these versatile kits. All of our picks include absolutely everything you’ll need, so you won’t have to run to the store for sewing needles, thread or a pin cushion. They’re designed to be as easy on the parent as possible. They have detailed instructions with images, so your child (and you) have a clear reference guide while they’re sewing.
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1. Four Seasons Crafting Kids Sewing Kit and Animal Crafts
This beginner sewing set will introduce your kids to the concept of sewing. With this kit, your child can make little wild and plush animals. They get five pre-cut animals, seven colors of stitching thread, five plastic sewing needles, 40 pins, a pin cushion, scissors, stuffing, a carrying bag and instructions. They’ll have everything they need to bring these animals to life. There are two animal-themed sets you can choose from—jungle or safari.
2. Craft-tastic – Learn to Sew Kit
In this kit, there are a total of seven very different sewing crafts. Working on so many projects will allow your child to get a lot of practice hand-sewing. They’ll learn how to do a classic running stitch, blanket stitch, whip stitch and embroidery. Don’t worry, there will be a 34-page booklet to help guide them. The crafts include a bunny, a bracelet, a stuffed animal, a headband, a bunny pouch, a pin cushion, a backpack and even a phone case. After your child has mastered this beginners kit, there are three other individual in-depth sewing projects available.
3. Little Monsters Beginners Sewing Craft Kit
Sewing as a concept might not sound too entertaining for kids, but making their own monsters might. This kit allows kids to create up to five monsters—one of which is a very toothy phone case. You get pre-cut and pre-hole-punched monsters made out of felt, six colors of thread, poly-stuffing, five metal needles, two needle threaders, scissors, 40 pins, pin cushion, non-toxic glue and instructions.