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Patterns for Baby Clothes

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MrsGubbins Thu 26-May-11 14:37:38

Any book recommendations or websites that would be good for a beginner? I'd love to make some of my own baby clothes.


purplepidjin Thu 26-May-11 16:05:10

That's all from a five minute google and a little discernment of sites I've found useful smile

MrsGubbins Sat 28-May-11 06:33:00

thanks purplepidjin.. I'd done a google but wanted some recommendations as there were so many sites!

purplepidjin Sat 28-May-11 07:00:01

You need to know what you're looking for! I find really hard to use, but it comes highly recommended. I think it's because I'm pretty skint so don't want to be tempted but stuff I have to pay for grin is also very good, free sign up!

DutchOma Sat 28-May-11 10:56:35

Do you want to knit or sew? If you want to knit, have a look at Ravelry (
Not very clued up on sewing as it is so very fidgety to sew for babies and so time consuming compared to the time they spend in them.

iloveblue Tue 31-May-11 11:48:39

Lots of good ideas here (tutorials down left-hand side)


Octaviapink Sat 04-Jun-11 18:51:00

The Debbie Bliss books have some lovely knitting patterns for babies - but make the larger sizes! If you make a newborn/ 0-3 month size they will wear it precisely twice!

Needle Mon 06-Jun-11 20:47:16

I always use and they have a nice selection of the major pattern brands. Their service is very quick too.

sooz80uk Mon 13-Jun-11 23:29:11

I love the book Sewing Clothes Kids Love by Nancy J.S Langdon and Sabine Pollehn, All the patterns are really simple and should be able to be downsized quite easily.

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