Appliques for kids


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Here you will find simple applique patterns for kids. It’s very easy to make these appliques. They look wonderful on children’s clothes. You can also make such appliques on a bag, pillow or your baby’s blanket. We will study the work on appliques in details. Step by step applique instructions will help you to create a wonderful design fast and easy. There are 3 simple and sweet appliques for kids in the article: a pink elephant, a jolly penguin, and a bird. Bring joy to your child and enjoy the creative process yourself.

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Pink Elephant. Applique Pattern and Step-by-Step Instruction

You will need:

scissors,

a sewing machine if you want to perform the applique contour with decorative machine stitches,

a needle if you are going to embroider the contour by hand,

a marker or a fabric pencil,

pink fabric (it’s better to use cotton fabric) 5’’ Х 4’’,

adhesive paper 5” Х 4”;

grey and white embroidery threads.

1. Download the scheme files and patterns of the details.


2. Print the pattern so that our elephant is approximately 4 inches in width and 3 inches in length (the scale is 100% or the real scale).

3. Stick the adhesive paper on the back of the pink fabric.

4. Transfer the elephant outline to the face side of the fabric and cut out.

5. Remove the protective layer from the adhesive paper and stick the elephant to the place on the clothes where you want it to be. Iron is needed to fix the glue.

Print the pattern


6. Next step is to trace an elephant’s ear, tusk, toes, tail, and eyes on the fabric with a pencil or a marker. Stitch the elephant’s contours and traced lines using a sewing machine (zigzag stitches with the smallest stitch length and width) or by hand with contour satin stitches. Embroider the tusk with white threads. Ear, eye, body, toes and tail contours should be embroidered with grey threads. Our pink elephant is ready.

Download the pink elephant applique pattern


Bird. The Applique Pattern and Step-by-Step Instruction

You will need:

scissors,

a sewing machine if you want to perform the applique contour with decorative machine stitches,

a needle if you are going to embroider the contour by hand,

a marker or a fabric pencil,

The Appliqué Pattern and Step-by-Step Instruction

blue cotton fabric 4,5” Х 4”;

yellow cotton fabric 2,5” Х 2”;

red embroidery threads to embroider the beak,

black embroidery threads to embroider legs, eyes and details’ contours,

adhesive paper for every fabric piece.

1. Download and print the scheme and applique pattern.

2. Cut out the pattern’s details.

3. Stick the adhesive paper to the fabric pieces.

4. Transfer the outlines to the fabric.

5. Cut out the detail 1 - bird’s body and detail 2 - wing.

6. Remove the protective layer from the adhesive paper. Stick detail 1 of the blue colorto the clothes where you want it to be. Then, according to the scheme, stick the 2nd detail wing.

7. Iron the applique to fix the glue.

6. Embroider the eye and all the bird’s contours with black threads. Embroider the beak with red threads. Our bird applique is ready.

Download the bird applique pattern

Jolly Penguin. The Applique Pattern and Step-by-Step Instruction

The approximate penguin’s size is 3,5” Х 4”

You will need:

Jolly Penguinscissors,

a sewing machine if you want to perform the applique contour with decorative machine stitches,

a needle if you are going to embroider the contour by hand,

a marker or a fabric pencil,

black cotton fabric 5” Х 5”,

white cotton fabric 3” Х 4”,

red cotton fabric 2” Х 2”; it can be substituted by embroidery with red threads,

red embroidery threads to embroider the beak,

black embroidery threads to embroider legs, eyes and details’ contours,

adhesive paper for every fabric piece.

1. Download the scheme and applique pattern.

2. Print the pattern in the real scale (100%). Cut out the pattern’s details.

3. Stick the adhesive paper to the fabric pieces.

4. Transfer the outlines to the fabric.

5. Cut out every detail. You are going to get: 1. black penguin detail 1 piece, 2. white part 1 piece, 3. red penguin’s beak 1 piece, 4. red feet 2 pieces.

6. Remove the protective layer from the adhesive paper. Stick the penguin’s parts to the place on the clothes where you want them to be in the following sequence. First stick part 1, then according to the applique scheme part 2, next, parts 3 and 4 (The beak and feet parts 3 and 4 can be simply embroidered with red threads)

7. Iron everything.

8. Work up all the details decoratively with contour stitches, machine zigzag stitches.

9. Embroider the eyes. Our applique Jolly Penguin is ready.

Download the applique pattern Jolly Penguin.

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