How to Make a Baby T Shirt Tutorial (free pattern)

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You can learn how to make a baby T-shirt with this easy to follow tutorial.  I can learn how to to make a baby t shirt with this easy to follow tutorial and free sewing pattern! I love this DIY idea, It's a perfect wardrobe staple for a baby.The free pattern provided comes in sizes 3 months to 18 months.

Materials

1/2 yard cotton lycra stretch jersey knit. Other knits can be used, but be sure it has at least 50% stretch and good recovery.  You can find a a bunch of cute knit fabric here.

Sewing Essentials (scissors, pins, etc.)

Sewing Machine



Download

You can get a free copy of Adobe reader here– it is the ONLY reader I recommend. By downloading  you are agreeing to pattern terms of use. Click the picture of the pattern envelope to download the .pdf !  Fleece Fun’s patterns are free and this site will never ask for your credit card information.

Print

Cut

1 front on fold, 1 back on fold (use the dashed line for the back neck), 2 sleeves on fold, 1 neckband

Sew

Seam allowances are 1/2″.

1.

76boy tee-2Sew shoulder seams together with right sides facing.

 

2.

76boy teeSew short end of neck band, right sides facing, to form a loop.

 

3.

76boy tee-3Fold neck band in half (wrong sides facing) and mark the 1/4 points with pins.

 

4.

76boy tee-2-2Mark the neckline of the tee into fourths, and pin the neckband to the neckline, right sides together.

 

5.

76boy tee-476boy tee-5Stitch and press seam allowance to the shirt. You can also topstitch this seam if you like.

 

6.

77boy teeFold under and press 1″ of sleeve and bottom hem. Do not stitch yet.

 

7.

Sew sleeve to armscye, right sides together.

 

76boy tee-68.

Sew underarm and side seam.

 

9.

76boy tee-7Stitch hems with a zigzag, double needle, or other stretch stitch.

 

This pattern was designed by Gracious Threads. You can see all my pdf sewing patterns here!

I can learn how to to make a baby t shirt with this easy to follow tutorial and free sewing pattern! I love this DIY idea, It's a perfect wardrobe staple for a baby.

 

Jess DeWit

Jess DeWit

Designer and Founder at Gracious Threads
Gracious Threads began as a place for Jess to share all the sewing she did for her friends and family. It soon grew, as other sewists shared her love for simple, practical clothing for kids. Jess lives with her husband and 3 children on their Canadian dairy farm.
Jess DeWit
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