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Hanging Felt Cloud Craft For Kids | PDF and SVG Instructions

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This cloud craft is the perfect project for you and your family to take on. It is great for the kiddos and adults will have a blast doing it as well!

This craft is easy enough for the little ones but does have some spots that they will need help with.

Cloud Craft For Kids

cloud craft

Sometimes it can be a bit difficult to find a kid-friendly craft that will also keep them interested and entertained. Well, this cloud craft does just that and they will love it!

This craft will help teach your kids how to follow directions but they won’t even realize there’s a lesson wrapped in this craft. They will be too focused on making their creation.

While they may need a little bit of help, depending on the age and which way you choose to do the craft, most of it is pretty independent. Either way, they will have so much fun.

felt cloud that hangs

Making this cloud craft will not be difficult but it will require something you cannot buy at any store. Creativity. Just like any project, you have to get creative!

The best part about crafting is making something unique and special that you will not be able to find anywhere else. So add some flavor to it and make it yours!

Change up the colors that are coming off of the cloud or even make the cloud a different color. We know what things look like in real life, so show how things look in your imagination!

cloud with colors hanging from it

You really will have a good time while you are putting together this cloud craft. You can hang it in your room, around the house, or give it to someone as a gift!

If you are interested in more crafts and decorations, check out the Felt Pencil Toppers and Wall Decor!

felt cloud that hangs
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Hanging Felt Cloud Craft For Kids | PDF and SVG Instructions

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $20

Making this cloud craft will not be difficult but it will require something you cannot buy at any store. Creativity. Just like any project, you have to get creative!

Materials

  • Felt sheets (any coordinating colors of your choosing - we used white and light blue for the cloud, black for the eyes and mouth, pink for the cheeks, two shades of blue, coral, orange and green for the rays)
  • Printable Pattern Template or 
  • SVG file 
  • Fabric scissors
  • Twine
  • Polyester batting
  • Glue gun with clear glue sticks

Tools

  • Sewing machine and matching thread
  • Cricut Maker machine with a rotary tool for SVG (optional)

Instructions

  1. Gather supplies.
  2. Print off paper pattern template. (see notes for Cricut)
  3. Place one of the pattern pieces over top of felt sheets in the color of your choosing.
  4. Using fabric scissors, cut along the solid lines.
  5. Cut two pieces of the cloud pattern, two pieces for the eyes and cheeks, and one piece for the remaining patterns.
  6. Clip the notches at the tops of all the ray pieces as well as the notches along the length of the narrow stripe piece.
  7. Preheat the hot glue gun.
  8. Position the ray pieces with the longest piece in the center to the shorter pieces towards the outside.
  9. Align the notches on the ray pieces with the notches on the narrow placement piece and glue in place.
  10. Position the rays to the wrong side of one of the cloud pieces and glue in place.
  11. Next, position the face pieces on to the front side of the cloud piece and hot glue in place.
  12. Cut a piece of twine 14” long and knot both ends.
  13. Glue the ends of the twine to the wrong side of the cloud along the upper edge.
  14. Align wrong sides of the cloud pieces with the top edges of the rays and the ends of the twine sandwiched in between.
  15. Using a sewing machine and matching thread color, stitch around the outer edge of the cloud leaving an opening approximately 2” long.
  16. Insert batting through the opening pushing it to the opposite end. When the cloud is full of batting, stitch the opening close.

Notes

  1. Upload the SVG to Cricut design space.
  2. Using fabric grip mat, cut all of the pieces using the colors of your choosing.
  3. Cut two pieces of the cloud pattern, two pieces for the eyes and cheeks, and one piece for the remaining patterns.
  4. Follow the instructions above to put the pieces together.
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