Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

homemade baby clothes

anyone make their own baby clothes? I'd like to make my son some cute "hippy" patchwork pants, and would love some pattern ideas!

 
Owl_Feather

Asked by Owl_Feather at 2:51 PM on May. 13, 2009 in Hobbies & Crafts

Level 22 (13,272 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (4)
  • All you need is a pattern for pants and enough scraps to turn them into a sheet of fabric. Sew scraps into strips long enough for the pattern, sew the strips together to make them wide enough for the pattern (You'll have four "pieces" of patchwork fabric. Then you can finish the back surface, cut them like a regular pattern, and make pants from them.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 2:59 PM on May. 13, 2009

  • thanks mama! I have tons of fabric and a sewing machine. I'm afraid to use the machine because when it was fixed, the guy got it set up to use some string and I'm kinda afraid of using up the string because I'll have to restring it myself LOL I have an instruction manual though. I guess it's just a matter of getting over my laziness!
    Owl_Feather

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 3:02 PM on May. 13, 2009

  • You probably can find some good ideas and even patterns on Etsy.com.
    lifeasinoit

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 3:07 PM on May. 14, 2009

  • that is an awesome idea, some cute little peace signs on the pants pockets,some cuts like in the pants you buy from the store thats is really good idea
    gennymae

    Answer by gennymae at 4:46 PM on May. 14, 2009

close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN