How to Sew a Baby Nightgown

 Newborn baby also can wear some soft and comfortable nightgowns. Besides, these baby nightgowns are easy to put on and take off. What’s more, the gathered skirt portion of the nightgown is able to prevent baby kicking their feet out.

Baby Nightgown 

Steps To Make A Suitable Baby Nightgown
  1. Use a fabric to make a 24-inch wide and 28-inch long rectangle. Put the right sides together, and sew the long side together with a 1/4 inch seam allowance.
  2. Fold hem over 1/4 inch and iron it. Fold the hem more than one inch and sew using a 1/4 inch seam allowance. Leave a small, two-inch gap in the hem where you can wear an elastic thread through it.
  3. Stitch the two pins to the other side of the skirt about 1/2 inch away from each other and from the top edge 1/2 inch. Gather the top of the fabric by pulling the loose strings. Gather the skirt tight enough to make it is just as wide as the middle of the onsie.
  4. Cut off the lower part, just under the arm. Then sew the gathered part of the skirt to the onsie with 1/2 inch seam allowance.
  5. Place the 14-inch elastic thread through the hem hole, stitch the ends of the elasticity together, and sew the opening closed.

How to Sew a Toddler Pillowcase

 Toddler pillows, easy to carry around, can be used to comfort for a toddler. However, do you know how to make a colorful toddler pillowcase?
Silk Pillowcase 

  1. Measure the pillow, and add 1 inch to the width measurement and 4.25 inches to the length measurement. (If you don’t have a pillow, you can make a toddler pillow 15-by-21 inches and add the extra width and length measurement to make a pillowcase for a pillow this size.)
  2. Fold the fabric, with the wrong sides out and the right sides facing in.
  3. Position the folded fabric, and make sure the selvage edges are at the top and the folded edge is nearest to you.
  4. Straighten the fabric.
  5. Align the selvage edges.
  6. Measure the length of the pillowcase from the fold.
  7. Measure the width of the pillowcase parallel to the fold.
  8. Draw lines along these measurements, drawing the outline of the pillowcase.
  9. Cut pillowcases, but do not cut the folded edge.
  10. Fix the 2 length edges together.
  11. Use a ½-inch seam allowance to sew a straight seam along both length edges.
  12. Fold under the raw edge along the pillowcase opening ¼-inch and iron it.
  13. Sew this hem in place.
  14. Fold under the opening 2 inches and iron it.
  15. Sew this hem in place, sewing 1/8-inch away from each folded edge.
  16. Turn the pillowcase right side out.
  17. Press the entire pillowcase well.
  18. Fold the top 2 inches down along the pillowcase’s opening and press the fold.
  19. Fix this fold in place.
  20. Stitch each folding edge 1/8 inch.
  21. Remove the pins.

How To Sew Travel Size Pillowcases

Make yourself comfortable while on the road by carrying your own travel-size pillows. DIY sewing a pillow case for your travel pillow is easy to do.

Pillowcase
How to sew a travel size pillowcase
  1. Measure the size of the travel pillow the pillowcase will go on. Most travel pillows are 12 by 16 inches.
  2. Select the design and type of fabric to make the pillow case from. For example, make the pillow case from cotton or flannel.
  3. Cut the pieces of fabric about two inches larger than the size of your pillow.
  4. Lay one piece of the fabric face up. Lay the second piece of the fabric face down on top of it.
  5. Sew about a half inch from the edge all around three of the four sides, leaving one of the 12 inch sides open. This is where you insert the pillow.
  6. Turn the pillow case inside out, so now the print of the fabric is showing.
  7. Apply the hook side of the Velcro Fabric Fusion tape to the inside of the opening along the edge by removing the liner. Repeat on the other inside edge with the loop side of the tape.
  8. Using an iron with steam, run the iron over both pieces of Velcro for 90 seconds to keep it in place. Attach the Velcro pieces together to seal your pillow. This helps keep the pillow in the case when on the road.
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