thread: Sewing for baby

  1. #1
    BellyBelly Life Subscriber
    Add TeniBear on Facebook Follow TeniBear On Twitter

    Oct 2009
    Lalor, VIC
    5,051

    Sewing for baby

    I'd love to have some handmade stuff ready for when baby arrives, so hit me with your favourite *easy* tutorials/patterns! I've got a couple on Pinterest to consider, but I want mooooore!

  2. #2
    You were RAK'ed in 2015

    Mar 2011
    Perth
    1,350

    Bibs and flannels! I just made a set of three flannels and two bibs from cotton terry towelling, which I bound using homemade bias binding in cotton with a gorgeous pattern of tiny aeroplanes/helicopters/hot air balloons. I then appliqueed a little motif of planes or a rainbow or a chopper, etc, on each piece, and I think it makes the most beautiful baby shower gift for my friend who is due with a little boy. If you've never made bias binding before, it's surprisingly easy, and you can make it in any colour or pattern you can find in cotton, then.

  3. #3
    BellyBelly Member

    Jan 2012
    Western Suburbs Melbourne
    651

    Sewing for baby

    Oh heaps!
    I have made so far:
    Burp clothes using hand towels for backing
    Old jumper patch work blanket
    Bibs
    Cot valance
    Breastfeeding/tummy time pillow
    Ribbon/tag blankey

    And plan to make: (depends on sex of bubs!)
    Pants
    Nappy cover
    Dresses

  4. #4
    Registered User

    Sep 2005
    In the middle of nowhere
    9,362

    Change mat cover?
    Larger muslins
    embellished onsies?
    hats?

    I have heaps of links but they're all commercial sites. Let me know if you want me to PM any, or happy to share my pinterest board.