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13 Must Sew Items Just for Baby

How to sew must have items just for baby!  These baby tutorials are perfect to make for your baby or to gift at a baby shower.  They include burp cloths, bibs, blankets, booties, bloomers, pacifier clips, sensory toys, and a roll-up changing mat.

Just For Baby

1.  New Baby Kit {Free Patterns} ~ This is the ultimate baby shower gift.  The set includes bibs, burp cloths, a blanket and changing pad.  All of the links are provided where you can find a tutorial for each individual item.  She also links to a pattern for a nursing cover and pacifier leashes if you are so inclined.

2.  Roll-Up Diaper Changer ~ These adorable roll-up diaper changers have pockets for storing wipes, diapers and a change of clothes.  Roll it up and it fits nicely in a purse or bag.  Download the free pdf pattern.

3.  Handmade Burp Cloths ~ Quickly and easily make these adorable burp cloths to give as a baby gift to an expecting mom.  These can also be personalized with the new baby’s name or monogram.  Change the fabric color to blue or green for a boy.

Must Sew Items for Baby

4.  Snap-On Baby Bib With Pocket {free pattern} ~ These bibs have a soft chenille back so they are super absorbent to catch those dribbles and spills. And as you can never have to many clean bibs on hand, they make for a fabulous homemade baby shower gift.

5.  Chevron Chenille Baby Blanket ~ This chevron chenille baby blanket is absolutely adorable!  The back of the blanket has hand cut zig zag chenille!  It’s perfect for a baby to snuggle in!

6.  Baby Life Quilt ~ “Eat. Play, Sleep. Repeat.”  Isn’t that the truth!  The tutorial for the baby life quilt includes pictured instructions, as well as a printable pdf of the letters for you to applique on.

7.  Knit Baby Hats and Matching Blanket Tutorial ~ These sweet little hats are stretchy and comfortable for any new baby.  You could easily make a boy version by substituting with animals or a monogram for the flower.  Wrap it together with a coordinating blanket and you’ve got a fabulous baby shower gift.

8.  Sock Monkey Snuggle Square ~ With just a few simple sewing steps, you will have this adorable Sock Monkey Snuggle Square made in no time. This snuggly is perfect for a boy or girl and it makes a great gift for a baby shower, holidays or birthdays.

9.  Giraffe Crinkly Sensory Toy ~ This trio of cute things is perfect for an unnamed baby that may be a girl or boy.  It includes a stuffed giraffe rattle, a crinkly sensory taggie/toy, and a bib for catching slobber, drool and general baby messiness. This toy can also easily be monogrammed for an added personalized touch.

10.  DIY Pacifier Clip Tutorial ~ This is a quick and easy project, plus you can make several at a time to keep on hand.  These are fabulous to accessorize a baby shower gift instead of topping it with a useless bow.  Any new mommy will love you for it!

11.  Super Simple Leggings ~ Make these adorable leggings using only two pieces of fabric.  Cut the leg wider and you have a pattern for boy pants.  Dress them up by adding a skirt or ruffles.

12.  Kimono Baby Shoes ~ Use this tutorial and free PDF pattern to make these adorable kimono baby shoes for a 0-6 month old.  Great for a baby shower gift, or to give after the baby is born.

13.  Ruffled Bloomers Pattern & Tutorial ~ There is nothing cuter than ruffles on the babies butt!  These bloomers have the same idea, but with a twist.  The ruffles are on the side panels, and accented with a giant bow that ties around the back.  Download the free pattern size 0-6 months.

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Thanks Ladies. I just adore these baby gifts! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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  1. iEmbed Solutions

    Sooooo sweeet. Thanks for sharing. Really good one and helpful

  2. Lisa Kempler

    I like the Baby Life Quilt. I think it is so cute.

  3. Kavitha Rajkumar

    It’s a really useful site.i adore this is ideas.Thank u so much.

  4. Natalie

    I tried clicking on the links and none of them worked!

  5. Rachelle Brancato

    The links have been fixed. Sorry for the inconvenience!

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