How to Make a Ruffle-Bottom Onesie for Baby
Ruffle-butt onesies are the ideal outfit for having your newborn photographed in. Adding ruffles to the bottom of any onesie is a simple sewing project that takes less than an hour, and there’s something about those ruffled little bums that makes everyone smile.
How do you put a ruffle on a onesie?
- Set your serger to a 3 thread rolled hem stitch.
- Sew a long gathering stitch down the very center of each strip.
- Pull your bobbin thread and gather your strip up a bit.
- Your first ruffle is now attached.
How do you attach a skirt to a onesie?
Fold your skirt fabric in half length-wise, with the back of the fabric on the outside. Sew your sides together to create the back seam, and you’ve got yourself a skirt. Fold your onesie in half length-wise, with the front of both sleeves touching, and sew your sides together to create the back seam.
How do you make fabric ruffles?
Ruffle Sewing Instructions
- Step 1: Prepare the Ruffle Fabric Strip.
- Step 2: Finish the Ruffle’s Hem First.
- Step 3: Machine Stitch to Finish Hem.
- Step 4: Apply the Gathering Stitches.
- Step 5: Pin the Ruffle to the Seam Before Gathering.
- Step 6: Pull Basting Stitch Threads to Gather.
How do you attach a tutu to a onesie?
Tutu for Onesie
- Pin the layers together.
- Measure the width of the waist on the onesie.
- After sewing the tulle and elastic together, overlap your elastic ends and sew together.
- Time to sew your tutu on!
- Yup, it looks kind of ugly.
- Pin to the top of the tutu and sew on.
How do you turn a romper into a dress?
How to Make a Romper into a Dress
- Turn the romper inside out (or seam rip if you prefer).
- Pin the extra fabric on both sides, creating a new seam line.
- Sew the new seam!
- Cut off the extra fabric.
- Iron and wear!
How do you calculate ruffles?
For example, if the distance around the hem of a little girl dress is 40 inches, you’ll need 100 inches (40 inches multiplied by 2.5) or 120 inches (40 inches multiplied by three) of fabric to ruffle.