If you are not that confident sewing, or don’t have that much time, but want a cute and easy sewing project… or if you are beginner sewer or sewing with kids and need something and cute, check out these super duper easy Fabric Flowers… they are indeed easy, can be worn as hair pieces or a brooch. Can be extended to become fascinators (add some tulle frills around it) OR turn it into a simple rosette (dangle some ribbons below).. so ONE EASY SEWING PROJECT for kids, turned into multiple uses or applications. These would make a great sewing project for schools (aged 8yrs+ ?) or a scout troupe or older Brownie Pack! We have lots more Sewing Projects for Kids for you to check out, as well as great Teaching Kids to Sew tips!!
I think these flowers are perfect for 8yrs+, but you can try younger and enthusiastic kids on this too – my daughter is almost 6 yrs old and dying to have a go. The fabric flowers also great for using up odds and ends of fabric or recycling some old shirts or bed linen. Lovely.
You can find Metal Hair Slides with holes here:
How to make Easy Fabric Flowers video:
Once you have mastered these fabric flowers, take a look at THIS type of fabric flower – it is still easy (I promise), but involves a little more sewing and skill (but not too much more!)
Have you given sewing with kids a go? It really isn’t as hard as you think and you will find that the kids adore it! Check out our teaching kids to sew article! As well as our great Sewing Projects for Kids!