A Year of Onesies {tutorial}

****NOTE: Why didn’t anyone tell me I’ve been spelling onesies (onsies) wrong????** :o)
At the shower last week, I gave my sister a onesie for every month of the first year. I’ve seen a lot of these around as parents take pictures each month. And this is my version! Pin It
 I realized a bit too late (after I had them all dyed yellow…) that I probably didn’t need so many. I could have just had one of each size with removable numbers. But, they look SO cute, and now my sister has lots of onesies! I went with these colors because she doesn’t know the gender.
Doesn’t the 0 look SO tiny? I love little onsies!
Here’s how I did it:
13 onsies of various sizes.
1 newborn
3: 0-3 month
3: 3-6 month
3: 6-9 month
3: 9-12
I prefer carters onsies or some of the other made by carters brands like just one you. I find that the gerber brand runs really small…
Dye your onsies to the color you want. 
(I will be sharing some front load washer dying tips next week!)
I cut out all all my numbers with coordinating felt and used a darker shade of embroidery thread. I wanted my sister to have the option to take the number off and re-use the onsie if she wanted so I did most of the stitching off the shirt.
I left the outer stitches to attach the number to the onsie.
I just eyed up the placement.
And stitched on the number with the same stitches as I had already been using.
finished product!

I love the way they turned out and my sister is so excited about them!

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Emily is a stay at home mom to two crazy boys {which she adores} and one amazing husband. She loves to sew, but also dabbles in crafting and recipes. Her faith, friends and family keep her going and motivated. Come along for the ride!

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Comments

  1. These are so cute! It is a great idea for a baby shower.

  2. This is such a great idea. So practical and so cute too. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

  3. The Daily Smash says:

    So cute I wish I would have thought of this when my son was born he is two now so to late lol. What a fun blog check out my blog if you get a min.

    Have a great day

    http://thedailysmash101.blogspot.com/

  4. Julie Rogers says:

    SUPER cute—just found you via a link up! Love this idea:)
    -Julie
    http://www.thechirpingmoms.com

  5. The Minimalist says:

    What a great idea! Your sister will love them!

  6. Cute idea! I should have done this when My daughter was a baby!

  7. What a fantastic idea!

  8. I am inviting to share this with my blog hop, Show your Stuff:
    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/07/show-your-stuff-32-molasses-white.html

  9. MyTwoCents says:

    What a cute idea!! Love it

  10. The Bean Sprout Notes says:

    What a thoughtful gift for your sister. She will enjoy using them :)

  11. This parade of onsies is just sooo cute. Thank you for sharing it with us at our linky party at http://www.finecraftguild.com/party .

  12. Katie's Nesting Spot says:

    Thank you for sharing at A Crafty Soiree! I’ve featured your project this week and would love for you to come by on Thursday to see your feture :)

  13. Just wanted to let you know you will be featured tomorrow at Just Us Four!

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