Vest ‘n’ Teddy.

Sewing for babies continues!

Missoni Fabric DIY Baby Cape (3)

  • Pattern: Baby vest from Japanese book
  • Size made: One size
  • Pattern pieces: 2
  • Fabric: White fleece for outer, Quilting cotton for inner
  • New Techniques used: Turning entire lined garment through small opening
  • Modifications: Nil
The pattern was from a Japanese book, by the company Benesse.
The pattern was from a Japanese book, by the company Benesse.

 

Cut on the fold, one piece of outer fleece fabric and one lining cotton.
Cut on the fold, one piece of outer fleece fabric and one lining cotton. And a button cover.

 

I’ve never made a vest before. But clothing made from essentially 2 pieces of fabric only? I’m in!

 

The turning over to the right side is via the narrow shoulder. I’m surprised the bulk of the fabric fit through it.

 

Hand finishing. The fleece hides some sewing sins there.
Hand finishing. The fleece hides some sewing sins there.

 

Making the covered button.
Making the covered button.

 

Oh, how I love covered buttons :)
Oh, how I love covered buttons :)

 

The lining is a dusty pink quilting cotton.
The lining is a dusty pink quilting cotton.

 

Completed vest. Babies grow so fast, and season changes...I hope it fits the little angel I made it for.
Completed vest. Babies grow so fast, and season changes…I hope it fits the little angel I made it for.

 

Time to make a teddy to go with it.
Time to make a teddy to go with it.

 

A simple 2D toy with a little bell inside.
A simple 2D toy with a little bell inside.

 

Hi Friend. When my tummy growls, it sounds like jingle bells!
Hi Friend. When my tummy growls, it sounds like jingle bells!

 

Back of the teddy. The fabric is the same as the small piece of the muzzle.
Back of the teddy. The fabric is the same as the small piece of the muzzle.

 

Vest and Bear set.
Vest and Bear set.

 

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