Free sewing pattern and tutorial Sweatshirt





Materials:
* Interlock Knit Birch fabrics - Bear Camp (Fabric width: 112 cm)
   50 cm (maat 56 t/m 92)
* Ribbing
* 2 snaps (for sizes 3 months through 2T)

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below.  Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

(EU size 56) (US 3 months)
(EU size 62) (US 6 months)
(EU size 68) (US 9 months)
(EU size 74) (US 12 months)
(EU size 80) (US 18 months)
(EU size 86) (US 24 months)
(EU size 92) (US 2T)

Sizes 3T through 15Y can be bought in my online store

This sweatshirt closes with two snaps at the front for size 3 months through 2T to make it easy to put the sweatshirt on.

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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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 shirt without seam allowance.
Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece, a back piece and two sleeves out of the fabric.

Step 3: Fold the left shoulder seams to the inside.
For sizes 3 months through 2T only: Fold the left shouder seams to the inside and pin down.

Step 4: Sew.
For sizes 3 months through 2T only:  Sew.

Step 5: Sew the shoulder seam.
For sizes 3 months through 2T: With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the right shoulder seam.

For sizes 3Y through 15Y: With right sides facing pin down the back and front piece. Sew the shoulder seams.

Step 6: Sew ribbing.
For sizes 3 months through 2T: With right sides facing, fold the neckband lengthwise in half. Sew both the ends of the strip together. Turn the neckband right side out. 

With right sides facing, fold the ribbed sleeve cuffs and waistband widthwise in half. Sew the ends of the strips together to create tubes. Turn the tubes right side out. Fold the tubes in half lengthwise so the wrong sides are together.

For sizes 3Y through 15Y: With right sides facing, fold the ribbed sleeve cuffs, neckband and waistband lenghwise in half. Sew the ends of the strips together to create tubes. Turn the tubes right side out. Fold the tubes in half lengthwise so the wrong sides are together.

Step 7: 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 sweatshirt fabric.

Step 8: Turn the neckband right side out.
Turn the neckband right side out.

Step 9: Pin the sleeve down.
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole.

Step 10: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Sew the sleeve into the armhole. Repeat for the right sleeve.

Step 11: Pin down the sides of the sweatshirt.
Turn sweatshirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the sweatshirt and the sides of the sleeves. Sew.

Step 12: Attach ribbed sleeve cuffs and waistband.
Use pins to divide your sleeve hem and ribbed sleeve cuffs into 4 parts. Align the raw edges of the cuffs with the raw edge of the sleeve hem, matching the pins, wrong sides together. Sew 1 cm (0.4 in) from the outer edge. Stretch the cuffs while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the sweatshirt fabric. Sew the waistband in the same way.

Step 13: Fold the cuffs and waistband right side out.
Fold the cuffs and waistband right side out.

Step 14: Attach the snaps to the shirt.
For sizes 3 months through 2T only: Attach the snaps to the shirt.

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Free sewing pattern and tutorial Raglan T-shirt




Materials:
* Sweat - Pandas by Andrea Lauren (Fabric width: 160 cm)
   60cm  (Size 4Y - 8Y)
   70cm  (Size 9Y - 10Y)
* Sewing thread

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern here. Size 104/110 (EU 4 - 5 years) (US 4Y/5Y) 

Sizes 6Y through 1Y can be bought in my online store.

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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

Step 1: Draw the pattern.
Draw the pattern with an aqua trickmarker on the back of the fabric. Seam allowances are included in the pattern.

If you prefer to draw the pattern without seam allowance: Ad 1 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the neckline, the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the shirt. Draw with the aqua trickmarker a second line 1 cm (0,4 in) above the neckline.  

Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece, a back piece and and two sleeves out of the fabric.

Step 3: Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed.
Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed. Use a single needle with a straight stitch.

Step 4: Sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.



With right sides facing, sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.  Use a stretch needle and a stretch stitch.

Step 5: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the first line (about 1 cm - 0,2 in from the cut edge) and pin down

Step 7: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the second line (about 2 cm - 0,4 in) from the cut edge) and pin down.

Step 7: Sew.

Turn the shirt right side out and sew neckline.

Step 8: Sew the sides of the shirt and the sides of the sleeves.


Turn shirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves. Sew toghether.

Step 9: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.

Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down.

Step 10:  Sew the hems in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.

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Free sewing tutorial and pattern for a baby shirt

This baby shirt closes with four snaps at the front. It's perfect for babies because it's so easy to get over their heads. Sizes range from newborn - 6Y.

Materials:
* Knit fabric - Baba-babywear - Dinky Toys (Fabric width: 160 cm)  50 cm (size newborn - 2T)
 100 cm  (size 3T t/m 6Y)
* Ribbing
   Neckline front (13,5 cm x 4 cm - size 3/6 months) (14 cm x 4 cm - size 9/12 months)
   (14,75 cm  x 4 cm - size 18/24 months) (15,5 cm x 4 cm - size 2T) (16,25 cm x 4 cm - size 3T)
   (17 cm x 4 cm - size 4Y) (17,75 cm x 4 cm - size 5Y) (18,5 cm x 4 cm - size 6Y)
   Neckline back (13,5 x 4 cm - size 3 months) (14 x 4 cm - size 6 months)
   (14,75 cm x 4 cm - size 9 months) (15,5 cm x 4 cm - size 12 months) (16,25 cm x 4 cm - size 18 months)
   (16,6 cm x 4 cm - size 24 months) (17 cm x 4 cm - size 2T)  (17,4 cm x 4 cm - size 3T)
   (17,75 cm x 4 cm - size 4Y) (18,2 cm x 4 cm - size 5Y) (18,5 cm x 4 cm - size 6Y)
* 4 snaps (⌀ 8mm)

Instructions:
Download the free sewing pattern from the list below.  Set your printer settings to A4 paper.

(EU size 56) (US 3 months)
(EU size 62) (US 6 months)
(EU size 68) (US 9 months)

Sizes 12 months through 6Y can be bought in my online store.




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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the shirt. Draw the neckline without seam allowance.

Step 2: Cut the fabric.


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

Step 3: Fold the shoulder seams to the inside.

Fold the shouder seams to the inside and pin down.

Step 4: Sew.
Sew.

Step 5: Cut two strips out of your ribbing.
Cut two 4 cm wide strips out of your ribbing.

Neckline front (13,5 cm x 4 cm - size 3/6 months) (14 cm x 4 cm - size 9/12 months)
(14,75 cm  x 4 cm - size 18/24 months) (15,5 cm x 4 cm - size 2T) (16,25 cm x 4 cm - size 3T)
(17 cm x 4 cm - size 4Y) (17,75 cm x 4 cm - size 5Y) (18,5 cm x 4 cm - size 6Y)

Neckline back (13,5 x 4 cm - size 3 months) (14 x 4 cm - size 6 months)
(14,75 cm x 4 cm - size 9 months) (15,5 cm x 4 cm - size 12 months) (16,25 cm x 4 cm - size 18 months)
(16,6 cm x 4 cm - size 24 months) (17 cm x 4 cm - size 2T)  (17,4 cm x 4 cm - size 3T)
(17,75 cm x 4 cm - size 4Y) (18,2 cm x 4 cm - size 5Y) (18,5 cm x 4 cm - size 6Y)

Step 6: Fold the ribbing in half.
Fold the ribbing in half. Sew together. Turn the ribbing right side out.

Step 7: Sew neckband.
Align the raw edges of the neckband with the raw edge of the neck opening, wrong sides together. Stretch the neckband while you sew, but be careful not to stretch or pull the knit fabric.

Step 8: Sew the sleeves.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down. Sew the hems in place.

Step 9: Sew part of the shoulder seam.
Put the shoulder of the back piece over the front piece and pin down. Sew.

Step 10: Sew the sleeve into the armhole.
Pin the left sleeve right sides together, into the armhole. Sew the sleeve into the armhole.

Step 11: Pin down the sides of the shirt.
Turn shirt wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the shirt and the bottom of the sleeves.

Step 12: Sew.
Sew.

Step 13: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the shirt to the inside and pin down.

Step 14: Sew the hem in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hem in place.

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

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Sewing pattern and tutorial Women's Raglan Dress


Materials:
* Jersey - Froy & Dind, Bankok Blue Red (Fabric width: 145 cm)
   - 200 cm (size 04 - 14)
* Bias tape - 15 cm long

Instructions:
The sewing pattern is available in my online shop. Sizes range from XS to XXL.

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.

Double-click images to enlarge.

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. Ad 2 cm (0,4 in) seam allowance at the neckline, the bottom of the sleeves and the bottom of the dress. Draw with the aqua trickmarker a second line 1 cm (0,4 in) above the neckline.  


Step 2: Cut the fabric.
Cut a front piece, a back piece, a front skirt piece, a back skirt piece and and two sleeves out of the fabric.


Step 3: Serge the seams.
Serge the seams.


Step 4: Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed.
Sew the upper notches of the sleeve closed. Use a single needle with a straight stitch.


Step 5: Sew the skirt pieces to the front piece and back piece.
With right sides facing, pin down the front skirt piece and the upper front piece. Sew together.
With right sides facing, pin down the back skirt piece and the upper back piece. Sew together.


Step 6: Sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.
With right sides facing, sew the sleeves to the front and back piece.


Step 7: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the first line (about 1 cm - 0,2 in from the cut edge) and pin down.


Step 8: Fold seam allowance neckline to the inside.
Fold seam allowance of the neckline to the inside on the second line (about 2 cm - 0,4 in) from the cut edge) and pin down.


Step 9: Sew.
Turn the dress right side out and sew neckline.


Step 10: Sew the sides of the dress and the sides of the sleeves.
Turn dress wrong-side out. Pin down the sides of the dress and the bottom of the sleeves. Cut the bias tape in half. Fold both pieces in half lengthwise. Put the bias tape in place. They are placed just above the skirt pieces and have a 2.5 cm (1.2 in) length. (Thus the loops will be 5 cm long.) Sew a couple of times over the loops, so it will be attached firmly. Sew the sides of the dress and the sides of the sleeves together.


Step 11: Fold the seam allowance to the inside.
Fold the seam allowance of the bottom of the dress and the bottom of the sleeves to the inside and pin down.


Step 12:  Sew the hems in place.
Turn right-side out. Sew the hems in place.

Step 7: Fold strip of fabric widthwise.
Cut a strip of fabric out of the fabric (150 cm x 4 cm). Fold your strip of fabric widthwise to the middle from both sides.

Step 14: Pin down.
Pin down.

St4p 15: Fold strip of fabric withwise.
Fold your strip of fabric widthwise and pin down. Sew.


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