Newborns in Need Sewing Patterns
Baby Bib (Snap-On)
This links to a tutorial that is easy to follow and very cute!
3-Seam Baby Footies
This links to a pattern for baby shoes/footies.
Blankets of various sizes.
Burp Cloth, Rectangular
A tutorial for making a simple burp cloth.
Burp Cloth, Contoured
Simple, cute tutorial and pattern for a contoured burp cloth.
A tutorial for making a simple burp cloth by Early Buds.
Basic Baby Pants
A tutorial and pattern for a pair of baby pants.
Beautiful Diaper Bag
This tutorial is for a diaper bag that features a side pocket and uses polyurethane laminate (PUL) as a lining. If you’re unfamiliar with using PUL, they link to another tutorial for tips (such as using 100% polyester thread instead of cotton/blend thread).
Drawstring bag (with lining) that can be giving to mom’s in the NICU to collect baby’s first items.
Knit Receiving Blanket & Hat
Online tutorial for making a receiving blanket and hat with knit fabric.
EZ Pre-Quilted Baby Blanket
Not into piecing a quilt? Here’s one using pre-quilted fabric.
This is a great tutorial and a cute gown. Link to pattern included in the tutorial.
A fabulous tutorial for making flannel smocks for the NICU. It allows room for the various tubes/monitors but is fast and easy to remove if/when necessary. You can use plastic snaps in place of the velcro. (Don’t use metal snaps, as they can get hot in the incubators and burn baby’s skin.) A download link is provided on this page to obtain the free pattern.
Pattern and tutorial for a baby burial bunting. There are two sizes and, between them, should fit tiny angels ranging from 14-20 weeks gestation.
Infant Peasant Dress
Cute dress pattern. If made with a satin type of fabric, it would also make a pretty burial gown. Sized 0-3 months.