Free sewing tutorial and pattern baby romper





Materials:
* Knit fabric
* Ribbing - 4,5 cm (1.8 in) high
* Three Snaps

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern in size 50 - 56 (EU 0 - 2 months) US 3 months.

When working with knits, it is important not to stretch or pull the fabric while sewing. Also use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch. In this pattern all seams are sewed with a twin needle.

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Step 1: Draw the pattern.













Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric.

The pattern is without seam allowance. Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Draw the neckline, the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the romper without seam allowance.

Step 2: Cut the fabric.











Cut a front piece, a back piece and two sleeves out of the fabric.

Step 3: Sew neckband.



















Align the raw edges of the neckband with the raw edge of the neck opening, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the neckband while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the knit fabric.

Step 4: Sew neckband.



















Fold the neckband over the cut edge, re-fold and pin down. Sew.

Step 5: Add ribbing to the bottom of the romper.



















Align the raw edges of the ribbing with the raw edge of the bottom of the romper, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the ribbing while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the knit fabric.


Step 6: Add ribbing to the bottom of the romper.



















Fold the ribbing over the cut edge, re-fold and pin down. Sew.

Step 7: Sew part of the shoulder seam.
Put the shoulder of the back piece over the front piece and pin down. Sew.

Step 8: Sew the sides of the romper.
With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the sides of the romper.

Step 9: Add ribbing to the bottom of the sleeves.
Align the raw edges of the ribbing with the raw edge of the bottom of the sleeves, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the ribbing while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the knit fabric.

Fold the ribbing over the cut edge, re-fold and pin down. Sew.

Step 10: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Sew the sleeve into the armhole.

Step 11: Turn sleeve right side out.
Turn sleeve right side out.

Step 12: Pin sleeve down.
Turn shirt wrong-side out. With right sides facing, fold the sleeve in half. Pin down.

Step 13: Sew.
Sew down the entire side.
Stap 14: Turn right-side out.
Turn right-side out. Repeat step 10 until 14 for the right sleeve.

Step 15: Attach snaps.
Attach the snaps to the romper.

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