8 Fun Sportswear Sewing Ideas for Kids | RIO Olympics 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 fever is on. Let us keep our team spirit high by trying out these sportswear sewing ideas for the kids! Wouldn’t that be fun?

Amp up the adrenaline rush in the family while you watch Rio Olympics at home by dressing up the babies in these cute costumes! These sportswear sewing ideas for kids are comfortable and wearable. Hence, the kids will totally feel at home while they mimic their favorite sports star!

8 Fun Sportswear Sewing Ideas for Kids | RIO Olympics 2016

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My kids and I are totally psyched how #teamusa is having a winning streak in Rio Olympics 2016! I remember how I used to make my sportswear sewing ideas come to life when they were younger. I would dress them up for sports events, Halloween and just about any excuse I could think of to sew them something cute because they look absolutely adorable!

Dress up your tiny tots and feel the Olympic spirit with these sportswear sewing ideas for kids!


1. Leggings

Are the running competitions on? Protect your kids’ legs from nicks and scratches when racing to the finish line with a pair of leggings! And yes, boys can wear these, too!


2. DIY Swimsuit

Do you have a water baby in the house? Make a customized swimsuit for your mermaid!


3. DIY Basketball Jersey

Basketball is not just men’s sport! Women can play the sport as good as men! Step up your game by making a onesie jersey. You can keep your little boy’s design simple and bling up the girl’s!


4. DIY Baby Turban

Keep the sweat off the face of your little athlete with this DIY turban. Not only will they look cute but they can concentrate on cheering for their favorite team! And they can even win a medal of their own while keeping their hair off their face with a pretty headwear!


5. Hoodie for baby

Give a twist to your ordinary sweaters and make a hoodie. The hoodie is the perfect sportswear cover up! Most of all, it keeps you cool while looking cool!


6. Gymnast’s Leotards

Little kids always love to run and tumble all around. Dress them up for the part with a gymnast’s uniform paired with leggings. Not only will they look cute but their elbows will not be skinned easily.


7. Karate Kid

Is your kid into martial arts? Here is a karate/taekwondo pajama for him! You can cinch it with a belt, btw. He will surely feel comfortable munching on popcorn while watching his idols delivering the perfect karate chop!


8. Strongman Weightlifter Costume

Here’s another sportswear sewing idea! Dress your kiddo as a weightlifter and show off their growing muscles!


Show off your team spirit for the Rio Olympics by making your own baseball jersey from an old t-shirt! Just follow this tutorial from Lily & Lina.

Start your kids’ interest in sports early by picking out one sportswear sewing idea and actually sewing one before Rio Olympic ends. Your little athlete will surely love it while enjoying their favorite sport!


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