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Newborn Baby Gown FREE sewing pattern and tutorial

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Newborn Baby Gown FREE pattern

Here’s a FREE pattern and tutorial that the designer, Stitched Together, created to celebrate all babies, your own or your friends.

This is the newborn gown. It’s adorable and cute, and also very practical! It is created to be worn for the first three months or so, to help you ease through those middle-of-the-night diaper changes. It is the perfect gift for new parents to be!

Newborn Baby Gown FREE pattern

This pattern is intended to fit an 8 lb (or 3.6 kg) newborn, and it has been made with room to allow your baby to grow. Therefore, it will likely be large on a true newborn, but a newborn grows pretty fast, so it’s better to have a little more space so the little one can wear it for the first few months of his life.

What you will need to make a Newborn Baby Gown:

The creator of the pattern has a tip for all of us. You can use ribbing or binding strips for the neckbands. If you choose to use the binding strips, make sure to cut the binding strips in the direction of the stretch

Newborn Baby Gown FREE pattern

Another tip that the creator of this pattern shares with us is that while using knit fabric, we should always make sure to prewash and machine dry it before using it. Knit fabrics shrink quite a lot, so she highly recommends not skipping this step!

Finally, we would like to give the designer our many thanks for creating this pattern and sharing it with us all for FREE. Just click on the button below and you will get access to the pdf pattern and the step-by-step tutorial with lots of photos to help you along the way!

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