Sewing for the play kitchen: making food and accessories yourself

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In a play kitchen children become real cooking professionals and cook the most original creations. For great fun, there is a variety of foods made of wood or plastic - but why spend a lot of money on expensive accessories if you can make your own food? From felt and fabrics sewing beginners without sewing machine as well as advanced sewing lovingly designed play dinner.

How about fried eggs, fried bacon and sausages or french fries with ketchup? For a balanced diet Various types of vegetables are served, such as broccoli, tomatoes, and potatoes. Pasta friends also get their money's worth with ravioli made of felt, farfalle or spätzle.

After the meal, the children in the play kitchen serve tea made of sewn cloth teabags with delicious cake pieces of felt, biscuits or Christmas biscuits. Be inspired by the ideas presented here and use the instructions to sew your own food made of felt or fabric. Or you can create even more toys made of fabric and felt for your children.

Potato slices and sliced ​​cheese

Delicious roasted or boiled potatoes for the children's kitchen can also be from sewing beginners without sewing machine be made yourself. All you need is yellow or ocher-yellow wool felt, scissors and a pencil.

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Potato slices of felt.

Draw several oval circles by hand and cut them out. You do not need to correct shapeless edges and shapes finally, sliced ​​potatoes have uneven shapes. Finally, the potato slices are cut out and can be prepared immediately by the children in the play kitchen.

Just as easy is the crafting of cheese slices. To do this, draw several rectangles on the felt and cut them out. The characteristic Punch holes using a Lochzange through the felt. Alternatively, you can drill a hole with a pair of scissors, which has to be cut out in a circle.

Tip: A large, triangular piece of cheese can be sewn with a little effort according to this manual for pies and cakes.

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Fancy food made of felt for the children's kitchen.

Fast food: fries with ketchup and mayonnaise

For spicy French-red fries you only need thick yellow felt and red and cream-colored craft felt. The french fries just cut from different sized strips from the thick felt.

For the sauces, paint a dab on the colored felt and cut it out. To match sausages or fricandles.

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A tasty hamburger for the game kitchen.

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Ingredients for a hamburger

Tip: The meat rolls can be made of dark brown felt or fabric according to the sausage instructions themselves.

Sew fried eggs with sausage and bacon from felt

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Stitched fried egg in pan.

A bit more complicated is the sewing of this court. Nevertheless, even beginners by hand can make this fast food itself.

Children can put a toy pan on the stove of the children's kitchen and fry the egg there.

So it works, you should adjust the size of the fried ice cream to the diameter of the pan bottom.

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Paint egg white on white felt and cut out.

materials

For the fried eggs:

  • White and yellow wool felt
  • Yellow sewing thread
  • fiberfill
  • Sewing needle for thick fabrics
  • pins
  • tape measure
  • Circle or small, round object

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Record egg yolk

For the bacon:

  • White felt
  • Red and dark red felt
  • Matching sewing thread
  • Sewing needle for thick fabrics
  • pins

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For the sausages:

  • Brown wool felt
  • Brown sewing thread
  • fiberfill
  • Sewing needle for thick fabrics
  • pins
  • Pincushion (made by yourself)

Sewing instructions for fried eggs

In the first step you measure the diameter of the pan bottom to determine the maximum size of the fried ice cream. Mark the length on the white felt with four small dashes - left, right, top and bottom one stroke each - and paint an uneven shape for a fried egg.

Draw one small circle on the yellow felt and cut out all parts. For further fried eggs, the previous steps are repeated.

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Sew the fried egg together.

Now the sewing starts: Place the yolks on top of the egg whites and stick them with a pin.

When sewing by hand, cut a long thread from the yarn and prick up through the bottom. Pull the thread after the first stitch up to the last 4 cm and sew the egg yolk around with a straight stitch along the edge.

The last stitch should be positioned so that it is immediately before or next to the beginning of the thread. Finally, both ends of the thread are knotted close to the felt and the thread ends are cut off.

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A tasty play dinner made of felt: sausage with fried egg.

Who sews with the machine, selects a straight or a zigzag stitch with a short stitch distance. The felt fried egg lies with the egg yolk upwards. Sew once along the edges and lock the beginning and the end by stitching back a few stitches with the reset button.

Should the egg yolk buckle up like real fried eggs? it can be stuffed with filling cotton. For this you sew it all the way down to the last 3 cm - with the sewing machine the foot is now raised - and stuff the cotton into it.

Then lower the presser foot again and note that the needle is back in the same place. Close the seam with the sewing machine or by hand and lock the seam or knot the thread ends.

Tip:With white decorative eggs, children can play by opening their eggs before frying the fried eggs.

Quick guide for bacon made of felt

Make bacon from a rectangular white felt strip. Cut it out and draw different thicknesses and thin stripes on the red and dark red felt. Lay the stripes on the white felt so that it looks as if the bacon is crusted with grease in a few places. Pin the parts with a pin and sew them with yarn in a matching color. Your child can already roast fried eggs with bacon on the children's stove.

Sewing instructions for sausages

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Draw sausages on felt and cut out.

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Sew the ends of the sausage together.

For the sausages, paint two bows of the same size in the shape of a rainbow on the brown felt and cut a jag in both lateral ends. Alternatively, you can also use the sausage template from LiebEling.com. Take the front of the felt sausage, place the top corner of the prongs on the bottom corner and sew the ends with brown yarn. The result is a slight curvature at the edges of the fabric.

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Sew sausage made of felt together.

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Use felt sausages.

Next, put both pieces of felt together and sew the wool felt close to the edge once around until only a 3 to 4 cm wide opening remains. Apply the fabric once so that the seams face inwards and pull the ends of the threads outwards. Now the stuffing is stuffed into it and plucked the sausage in its typical shape. Finally thread the long thread back in and close the seam and cut off the two thread ends and protruding threads.

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Fill sausages with filling cotton.

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Close the opening with the mattress stitch.

Tip: With a mattress stitch, the last seam to close the opening is almost invisible.

Video: Instructions for a mattress stitch

A fruit basket for the children's kitchen

Bananas can also be made for the children's kitchen using the same method. To do this, take yellow felt and yellow and brown yarn and again draw a rainbow, this time more curved and longer. Even better is a small banana as a template.

Lay the fruit on the felt and draw it off. Sew both parts along the lines except for the small filling and turning opening with the yellow yarn together.

Apply the banana and stuff it well with cotton wool. Then the opening is sewn up. If you want, you can decorate the lower and upper end with brown yarn. - With a small basket that serves as a fruit bowl, expand the accessories.

Video: Instructions for sewing a banana from felt

Tip: Following this procedure, you can also make apples, pears or plums. In doing so, a round shape is recorded for the fruit. Cut the stalk out of brown felt and place it between the felt layers of the fruit before sewing it together at the outer edges.

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A lot of work that's worth it: blue grapes made of felt

Anyone who has already collected a few sewing experiences and would like to venture on a more complex project, can try on grapes.

The individual grapes consist of two ovals, which are sewn together and stuffed with little stuffing. In this tiny opening, a short stick of double brown felt is pushed in before it can be sewn up. Each bunch with stalk sews on a broad handle of brown, double felt.

Sew vegetables for the play kitchen

For a healthy diet In addition to eggs and meat, vegetables can not be missing in the children's kitchen. Broccoli and cauliflower florets can be tinkered with a little practice.

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Homemade broccoli made of felt.

In addition, with some creativity and practice, other vegetables are possible, for example Carrots, tomato or cucumber slices.

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By hand or with the sewing machine you sew small broccoli florets made of felt.

As with the previous instructions It is also up to you to choose whether to sew the accessories by hand or with the machine.

Materials for broccoli:

  • Dark green and light green wool felt
  • Dark green and light green sewing thread
  • fiberfill
  • Sewing needle for thick fabric
  • pins
  • Possibly. bright tailor's chalk

Make felt broccoli

First, a small stalk of 2 to 3 ramifications is painted on the light green felt. Since the head is later filled with cotton wool, it is recommended the strunk of two layers of felt to tinker. Therefore, after cutting it is again placed on the wool felt and fixed in the middle with a pin.

Now you sew with the light green yarn the upper stalk stuck along the edges on it. Thereafter, the protruding felt of the lower layer is carefully cut off.

For the broccoli florets, place the finished stem on the dark green felt and pin its ends. With Tailor's chalk is painted a round cloud and cut out. This serves as a template for the second cloud.

Place both florets on top of each other and the shank between them and fix all three parts with a pin. Finally, sew the outer edge of the broccoli florets together leave a 2 cm wide opening into which the cotton wool is stuffed. The last step is the opening with the mattress stitch locked.

That way too Cauliflower florets made of white wool felt Tinker.

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Felt food for the game kitchen: potato slices, broccoli, fried eggs and sausages.

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A small dish with potatoes, broccoli and sausages.

Tip: If you are more adept with a needle and thread or a sewing machine, you can also sew on the flower box directly without marking it. To do this, cut out two equal-sized pieces of felt and fasten the shank between them. Now the parts are sewn together in cloud form, the broccoli filled and cut off the protruding felt after closing the opening.

Ravioli and pasta made of felt

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From felt rectangles, a pinking shears and yarn arise Farfalle.

With felt you can create great pasta dishes. Tagliatelle or spaetzle are simply cut into strips of light yellow or beige felt - for tagliatelle long and wide, for spätzle short and unevenly thick.

For ravioli you need next to felt a pinking scissors, cotton wool and yarn in the color of the felt. First, small equal rectangles are cut out with the pinking scissors.

Then always put two rectangles on each other and sew three sides with a small distance to the edge. Now the ravioli are still stuffed with stuffing and the last page closed with a seam.

Other sewing ideas for food

In addition to the food presented here can be with a bit of skill and ingenuity many more foods made of fabric and felt shape. How about a ginger root, pancakes with syrup and butter or carrot slices, mushrooms, tomatoes and peppers? Advanced dare to a T-bone steak, a cauliflower and cabbage, a chicken leg, a fried salmon steak, grapes or a corncob, which can be removed by means of Velcro from its leaves and cut by a toy knife into small pieces.

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Sweet breakfast: felt pancakes with syrup and butter.

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In an avocado, the stone can be attached with Velcro.

Various vegetables

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This vegetable all-purpose belongs in well equipped play kitchens and Kaufläden.

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Even more felt vegetables: yam, turnips, carrots and onions.

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For the peas, simply cut off the pompoms of pompon ribbons and sew small pods of felt.

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Beets and radishes can be sewn in the same way.

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Elaborate idea of ​​felt: a big cauliflower head.

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Equally elaborate is the sewing of a lettuce.

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An entire corncob of individual pieces with accompanying sheets of felt.

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Thanks to the Velcro, children can cut the pieces of corn with a toy knife.

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Mushrooms and spices

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Fresh mushrooms provide in the children's kitchen.

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Ginger is easy to sew by hand from two felt pieces.

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Hearty menu: T-bone steak with mushrooms and vegetables.

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Small details make the play meal look more real.

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Chicken leg with buttered corn and vegetables.

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Fish on the table: salmon steak with roasted yam.

Milk, juice and tea bags: make drinks accessories yourself

Enjoy a cup of tea with your friends or favorite stuffed animals and eat sweet cookies or cakes. To a fully equipped games kitchen Not only food but also drinks like milk, juice or tea.

Saft and milchpackungen can be easily made from small drinking yoghurts, tetra packs of milk drinks or smoothie plastic bottles. To do this, rinse the empty bottles or cartons thoroughly with dish soap and let them dry. If possible, the label and the adhesive residue are removed afterwards. On white A4 paper or colored construction paper, write the name of the drink. Fresh milk or orange juice, and cut it into a rectangular shape. The labels can be attached with craft glue. Alternatively, self-adhesive labels are also suitable. If you want, you can also design your own labels for the toy food with an image editing program.

Whether fruit or herbal tea: Teabags should not be missing in a toy coffee service. For different varieties choose differently patterned and colored fabrics.

Materials for tea bags:

  • Fabric in different patterns and colors
  • Matching yarn
  • fiberfill
  • Possibly. felt
  • Thin fabric or satin ribbon
  • Cardboard for templates
  • Normal sewing needle
  • tape measure
  • pins
  • French chalk
  • scissors

Sew tea bags for the children's coffee service