Sewing Crafts

Fabric Tubes
Snake Fabric Tubes sewing craft
Snake Fabric Tubes sewing craft

These tube sewing crafts are just the beginning. When your creative juices are flowing, see how many more art craft ideas you can come up with.

What You'll Need:

  • 1 yard of fabric
  • Blunt scissors
  • Needle and thread
  • Cotton batting
  • Felt
  • 2 buttons
  • Markers
  • Ribbon

How to Make Fabric Tubes:

To make a snake:

Step 1: Cut a 5x30-inch piece of fabric. Fold the fabric in half lengthwise with the wrong side of the fabric facing out. Sew a seam along the long end, then turn it inside out. Sew one end of the tube closed.

Sew a seam along the long end of fabric.

Step 2: Stuff the fabric tube with batting at the open end. Sew the open end closed.

Stuff the fabric tube with batting.

Step 3: Cut a piece of felt for the tongue. Sew it to the snake. Sew on two buttons for the eyes. Use markers to decorate the snake.

To create a wreath:

Step 1: Make 3 tubes just like the snake but use 3 different colors of fabric.

Step 2: Braid the tubes together, then sew the ends together forming a circle. Use ribbon to tie a bow around the ends.

To make a bed bolster:

Use an 18x54-inch piece of fabric. Repeat snake steps 1 and 2 to make the tube.

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