15 Hand Sewing Projects for 10 Year Olds
We're sharing our favorite simple hand sewing projects for beginners, particularly for kids around 10!
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Some beginner sewing projects are still a little too complicated or advanced for children. But learning how to sew is one of the best skills a child can learn. That's why we've collected our favorite hand sewing projects for 10 year olds.
These projects are simple enough for any beginner but they're also aimed at children with the subject matter and skills required. If you're looking for sewing projects for younger children or even hand sewing projects for middle school students, many of these will work, too.
These 15 projects are a great place to start for any child or beginner of any age, really. Some are a little more childish in nature but most would be fun for anyone who is a child at heart.
We're also providing a few beginner resources to help children learn everything they need to know about hand sewing, so be sure to take a look at those right below!
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First: Beginner Sewing Resources
If you're a beginner or you're teaching your child how to sew, then you'll want to take a look at these helpful pages. Everything below is going to help you master basic techniques, speed up your processes, and get you on the right track for becoming a pro when it comes to hand sewing.
- Sewing Tools and Equipment
- How to Use a Sewing Kit
- How to Use a Needle Threader
- Hand Sewing Needle Sizes/Types
- How to Tie a Sewing Knot
- How to Start a Hand Stitch
- How to Sew a Straight Line by Hand
- What Types of Sewing Thread to Use
- How to Use a Seam Ripper
- How to Use a Thimble
You’re brand new to the art of sewing, and you are ready to learn how to sew. This guide has you covered with some beginner tutorials, ideas, projects, and more.
>>> How to Start Sewing: Basics and Resources
Hand Sewing Projects for 10 Year Olds
Below, you will find the easiest and most fun sewing projects for kids. We've pulled tutorials and patterns that we think are perfect for children around the age of 10 but you might find that your younger or older child might like these as well.
The range of projects is interesting, too. There are a few that are more feminine or masculine, embroidery, standard hand sewing, and more. It all depends on where your child or grandchild is in their skill level and likes, but we think there is a little something for everyone in our list. Take a look!
Mini Felt Bunny
What's cuter than teeny tiny projects? This Mini Felt Bunny tutorial is perfect for kids. They can even make these little bunnies for family, friends, or classmates.
Burlap Embroidery for Kids
Let their imaginations run wild with this Burlap Embroidery for Kids project. It's a great way for them to practice different stitches and movements in hand sewing.
Kid-Friendly Felt Monster Patterns
These Kid-Friendly Felt Monster Patterns are sure to be a favorite for any kid who wants to start sewing. They are super simple and easy to customize.
Printable Sewing Cards for Kids
Kids can practice as much as they want with these Printable Sewing Cards for Kids. Our free printable offers lots of options. Plus, they can be used as ornaments or garland!
Sewing, especially when you're just starting out, is much easier when using an embroidery hoop. Learn exactly how they're used with this guide.
>>> How to Use an Embroidery Hoop
Little Peach Keychain DIY
How sweet is this Little Peach Keychain DIY? We love the friendly smile and heart shape. It's a cute and easy hand sewing project for 10-year-olds and similar ages.
Easy Embroidered Christmas Star Ornament
Mark an important event or year with this Easy Embroidered Christmas Star Ornament idea. You'll use the embroidery hoop to work it up, then leave it as a decorative element.
Toadstool Wrist Pincushion Tutorial
Mario or fairytale fans will love this Toadstool Wrist Pincushion Tutorial. Nature-loving kids, too! This helpful pincushion is as fun to make as it is to wear. They're gonna love it.
Check and Plaid Cross Stitch Bookmarks
Get kids started in cross-stitch the easy way. These Check and Plaid Cross Stitch Bookmarks have templates to follow, making it easy to do. Plus, these DIY bookmarks look fantastic.
Cute Constellations Zippered Pouch Pattern
This Cute Constellations Zippered Pouch Pattern does involve hand sewing a zipper, so it might be best for children who have some experience sewing. Still, it's pretty easy and fun!
For more embroidery patterns ranging in skill level from beginner to advanced, take a look at this collection.
>>> 35+ Free Embroidery Patterns and Tutorials
Easy Felt Flower Hair Ties
For floral fans, these Easy Felt Flower Hair Ties can't be beat for a sewing project. With little sewing, it's one of the best easy sewing projects for kids.
Color Burst Key Cover Pattern
Bright, fun, and functional, this Color Burst Key Cover Pattern shows kids how to use scraps of felt and a little embroidery to make helpful covers for their (or your) keys.
Home Run Baseball Embroidery Hoop
Where are our sports fans at? Baseball lovers will have a ton of fun stitching up this Home Run Baseball Embroidery Hoop. It's a cool piece of wall art for their rooms, too!
I Have a Dream Felt Banner Pattern
Sewing with a purpose is the idea behind this I Have a Dream Felt Banner Pattern. Inspired by the incredible Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech, it's an amazing project to try.
Geometric Gemstones Ornament Sewing Patterns
Ornaments aren't just for Christmas! These Geometric Gemstones Ornament Sewing Patterns are one-of-a-kind, easy, decorations that come with free printable templates.
Bunting-Inspired Winter Gloves
Get ready for winter with these Bunting-Inspired Winter Gloves. Glam up inexpensive gloves with cute little buntings. One of the cutest sewing ideas for beginners.
Krista Childers is the Senior Content Editor for AllFreeSewing. She has a passion for creative writing and trying every craft at least once. Find more of her work here: Krista Childers
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