How To DIY Felt Play Food Good Enough To Eat! – Free Patterns included

How To DIY Felt Play Food: FELT BURGER

Light up the BBQ and get these burgers on the grill… oh wait– scratch that! Though these burgers look good enough to eat, we promise your kids will enjoy playing with this more! In this easy sewing tutorial, we’ll show you how to make this DIY felt play food. We’ve included a burger with all the fixings and a plate of french fries – the quintessential BBQ food.

 

We’ve even added free felt food patterns! So without further adieu, let’s learn how to make this delicious-looking plate!

 

How to Make Felt Play Food:

What You’ll Need:

DIY Felt Play Food: materials

 

  1. To start, print out the felt burger pattern, cut out the paper shapes, and trace them on a corresponding felt sheet. Once you’ve outlined them, it’s time to cut out the felt pieces.

DIY Felt Play Food: Step 1

The Bun and Burger

  1. To make the burger bun, thread a needle with brown embroidery floss. Then sew a straight stitch around the circumference.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 2aDIY Felt Play Food: step 2bBefore tying off, cinch the thread slightly, so the fabric puckers to form a puffy “mushroom top.” (This will be a basting stitch and will be removed later, so make your stitches wide.)

DIY Felt Play Food: step 2c

DIY Felt Play Food: step 2d

  1. Using a blanket stitch, sew the smaller bun piece to the top.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 3aFill the bun with an inch of stuffing before completion. Then remove the basting stitch.DIY Felt Play Food: step 3b

  1. For the bottom bun, take your rectangle and sew a blanket stitch around one of the circle pieces.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 4

DIY Felt Play Food: step 4a

When you’re finished with the circle, sew the rectangle to the top of the bun. Fill the bun with an inch of stuffing before completion.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 4b

DIY Felt Play Food: step 4c

DIY Felt Play Food: step 4d

  1. To make the burger patty, use brown felt and embroidery thread. Then repeat step 4.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 5

Using a permanent marker, draw “grill lines” on the burger.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 5b

Toppings

  1. Assemble the tomatoes, pickles, lettuce, and avocado slices using fabric glue.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 6b

DIY Felt Play Food: step 6c

DIY Felt Play Food: step 6d

DIY Felt Play Food: step 6e

 

Egg

  1. Sew the yolk to the egg white using a whip stitch. Then add a little stuffing before completion.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 7

DIY Felt Play Food: step 7b

DIY Felt Play Food: step 7c

DIY Felt Play Food: step 7d

Assemble The Burger

  1. Take the VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Ovals and place one hook coin to the bottom of every food (except for the bottom bun).

DIY Felt Play Food: step 8

French Fries

  1. To make the french fries, cut a 4” x 1.5” piece of light tan fabric and layer one side with fabric glue.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 9

DIY Felt Play Food: step 9b

Next, tightly roll up the strip lengthwise.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 9c

Fold the rolled strip accordion-style and position clips to hold the creases closed.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 9e

Remove the clips when the glue is dry to reveal a crinkle-cut french fry.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 9f

DIY Felt Play Food: step 9g

Food Basket

  1. Print and cut out the food basket on a sheet of cardstock. Fold and glue together.

DIY Felt Play Food: step 10b

 

And that’s it! With this DIY felt play food, your kids are ready to grill alongside you!

 

If you’d like to try this crafting tutorial yourself, pick up a pack of VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back for Fabrics Ovals. And for more easy sewing projects, stay on our blog!

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