We are looking forward to celebrating St Patrick’s Day this year. Whilst my children have been learning to sew more we thought it would be fun to stitch some seasonal felt shamrocks. Our Felt Shamrock craft for kids is a great activity to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, and also a lot of fun to stitch.
List of supplies for our felt shamrock craft:
How to stitch a felt Shamrock for kids
Select green coloured felt for our shamrock stitching craft. Print and cut out the shamrock pattern of your choice from our free template. The template includes 3 different sizes. You will need to trace and cut out two pieces of shamrock patterns from the felt to craft one shamrock plush.
Prepare your needle and thread. The colour of the thread should be 1 shade darker or lighter than the selected felt fabric. Stitch along the vein lines of the shamrock pattern.
You can stitch the vein lines on both shamrock felt pieces or you can stitch one, however you wish. The stitched one will be placed to the front side of the plush.
Place both shamrock felt cutouts together, keeping the stitched one to the front. Prepare needle with matching thread and stitch around the sides to join the shamrock patterns together. I used flat blanket stitch around the side.
Keep a small opening for the stuffing.
Use stuffing to lightly stuff the felt shamrock.
After the stuffing is complete, stitch the small opening to secure the stuffing. Tie a knot or 2 and then cut off any extra thread.
This makes a lovely St Patricks Day sewing project for kids. Stitch one or make a whole lot of felt shamrocks. You could give them to a friend or make them into a banner for your St Patrick’s Day decorations.
You may be interested in our other St Patrick’s Day crafts.