Sewing Crafts


Decorate your patch before sewing it on in this art craft. Show your school spirit or your dedication to a cause by designing a patch that sends a message.

What You'll Need:

  • Denim fabric
  • Pencil
  • Fabric paint
  • Scissors
  • Needle and thread

How to Make Paint-a-Patch:

Step 1: Draw a circle or square on the denim fabric with a pencil.

Step 2: Sketch in a design on the circle or square. It can be a team logo, a rain forest scene, or a pretty picture. Use fabric paint to fill in the design.

Step 3: Put an outline of fabric paint around the circle or square. Let the paint dry.

Step 4: Cut out the patch. Sew the patch on a T-shirt, jacket, or jeans.

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