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One of my best friends is due in a month with her first little girl, and I’m so excited for her. It’s actually one of my first close friends to have a baby, so I had lots of fun planning and making a baby girl collection to welcome her. I’m a little embarrassed to admit I’ve sort of been planning this simple collection ever since I found out she was having a girl. I went for purples as my base since I knew there would be lots of pink, and I tried to go for fun and unique prints.

Baby Girl Collection

I didn’t make any tutorials and patterns, but I used two free ones that I can share with you. For the three onesies I used Shwin&Shwin’s Baby Ringer Onesie Free Pattern and Tutorial. I cut up a purple and white striped tee for the fabric and really struggled with the bias binding. (One day I will conquer bias binding! It is my weakness!) It turned out really cut though and can match almost anything.

Baby Girl Collection

Because I struggled with the binding so much, I switched my technique and sewed the neck cuff and sleeve cuff the way I’m used to. My friend loves music so I was able to use this awesome music print fabric. Since it’s blue/gray and black I added a sequin pocket to make it feminine. Luckily, it can be paired with pink, yellow, coral, etc.

Baby Girl Collection

The last onesie I made I made a 3/4 sleeve sweatshirt onesie. I really love how this little onesie turned out. On each onesie I added a snap at the neckline just in case the baby has a really big head. You never know, right?

Baby Girl Collection

Then I made three fun tights to keep the little baby’s legs warm. I used Made by Rae’s free tights pattern and tutorial to make them, and I LOVED how easy they are! These diamond ring ones came out small because I had a really small piece of fabric to use. Hopefully it’ll fit her for at least a month!

Baby Girl Collection

These ones also turned out pretty small because I had a tiny piece of knit chevron fabric to use. This goes to show you that baby tights only need scraps of fabric!

Baby Girl Collection

The last ones are just a basic purple that can go with anything. They are much larger so hopefully they’ll be an item for next Spring!

Baby Girl Collection


Heather

Author: Heather