Best Fabrics for Babies

Best Fabrics for Babies

We often celebrate new life with presents, cards and, of course, a lot of baby clothes! But what about creating your own baby clothes and accessories? Whether you’re sewing clothes for your own bundle of joy or making them as a gift, handmade items are especially perfect for babies. Before you get started on your next baby project, however, we suggest paying special attention to a baby’s needs, especially when it comes to choosing fabrics. Babies have sensitive

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Knit Baby Romper Tutorial

Knit Baby Romper Tutorial

Created by Shannon McBride

Rompers are always a wardrobe staple for babies and toddlers, and this closure-free knit romper provides ultimate comfort while showcasing major style. I know it’s ultra-comfortable for little ones and a one-stop-shop for a quick outfit.

In this tutorial, I’ll provide step by step instructions to create your own pattern and construct a baby/toddler romper. While the construction of the romper itself is an advanced sewist project that requires the use of a

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DIY Diaper Bag

DIY Diaper Bag

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hello sewing friends! Sarah from Blue Susan Makes here. My “baby” just turned 2 and he is busy, busy, busy! Since he can run now and is becoming a little more independent, I don’t need to bring along so many things when we are out and about these days. So, I designed a smaller diaper bag that still has plenty of pockets to help me stay organized.

Diaper Bag

It has a wide base so it

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How to Sew an Underlining

How to Sew an Underlining

Created by: Tie Dye Diva Patterns

Today we’re going to share with you a simple lining technique that can be used when sewing lightweight fabrics that are semi-transparent or need a bit of structure. With just a few extra steps, you can sew up those lovely fabrics you’ve been avoiding because they might be “see-through!”

Underlinings are different from traditional linings in that they are considered a part of the main fabric after they are basted together. This

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Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hi sewing friends! This is Sarah from Blue Susan Makes. Today I'm happy to share with you a tutorial for a fun Pullover Toddler Bib. This style of baby bib has become a staple in my household. It goes on easily, is tough for my toddler to pull off, and provides great coverage for all those messy toddler meals. I recently sewed these up in several fun prints with things on them that he recognizes.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pillowcase & Blanket Tutorial

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pillowcase & Blanket Tutorial

Check out this TMNT pillowcase and fleece blanket tutorial! Perfect for kids, gifts and super fans of all ages.

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Materials:
For the Fleece Blanket:

Cut labeled selvedge off and trim the fabric so that the orientation is a proportional rectangle. Use the fabric’s print as a guide.
Sew ½’’ double fold hem along each selvedge
Sew 1’’ double

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