How to Make Newborn Clothing

New born babies provide an excellent opportunity to mothers who like sewing clothes. Parents love their babies. Unsurprisingly, they like sewing clothes for their young ones. The best part about sewing clothes for babies is the fact you do need to be an expert and yet you can show off your expert techniques without committing to a large scale project.

In addition to meeting the needs of newborns, you can develop excellent stitching and sewing skills from making clothes for the newborns. So what items you will need to successful make clothes for the babies. Of course, you will need a needle and a sewing machine. However, the most important things to consider is choosing the right clothing material as new born skin in extremely sensitive and the touch it needs has to be extra gentle.

Instructions

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    Typically babies do not like clothing that is pulled over their heads. Therefore, consider choosing patterns for dresses that can be closed in the front by the use of buttons. Make sure the snaps are not sewed near the bottom of the clothing so they could be tucked in if needed.

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    Typically babies do not like clothing that is pulled over their heads. Therefore, consider choosing patterns for dresses that can be closed in the front by the use of buttons. Make sure the snaps are not sewed near the bottom of the clothing so they could be tucked in if needed.

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    Confirm the sizing requirements for the sewing patterns. You should consider choosing the patterns that are suitable for newborns starting from about 6 pounds. Sometimes the smallest size weight limit is less than 8 pounds. If that is the case, consider, sewing the clothes in both the next size up and the smallest size.

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    Pick the fabric after reading carefully through the manufacturer’s directions, which can be found on the back of the fabric. It is also vital to ensure that only colour free and fragrance free laundry products are used. Use of bleach is also prohibited when making clothes for the infants.

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    Use French seams or flatlock stitch to sew the pieces together. This will help in protecting baby’s sensitive skin from rough edges.

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