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When Professor Pincushion posted her pattern for a newborn onesie, I had just started sewing and just received a baby shower invitation. Fate. All I needed was a yard of knit and some snaps.
I made one tiny alteration. Instead of the recommended snaps, I just used dollar store sew-on fasteners. They go on easy. Maybe if you were making a ton of onesies, the tool method would make sense.
It’s hard to not like a free pattern that comes with an instructional video. Sewer see, sewer do.
This project had a few firsts for me:
- my first completed knit project.
- my first time making and working with binding.
- my first non-raglan sleeves.
- my first time using stitch number 15 on my Brother CS6000i. It’s a thread-eater but looks nice.
A curious side note: the baby’s gender is being kept secret. Well, actually, it’s on the invite. But I’m afraid of accidentally mentioning it to the mother. So I didn’t read that part. Anywho, when I picked the fabric, I needed something suitable for either gender. This print just jumped out at me. Wasn’t til I got home that I realized that it was the same from the video. Sigh.
The last step of the directions was to find a baby: