8 of the best baby sewing patterns

If you’re looking for ideas for baby gifts to sew, dive into this super cute collection of a few of our favourite paid-for and free baby sewing patterns!

Baby sleeping bag sewing pattern
Published: August 15, 2019 at 6:19 pm
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Baby sleeping bag sewing pattern

We featured this baby sleeping bag sewing pattern (above) back in issue 22. Download the free pattern here as part of our Simply Sewing Patterns from issue 22. For the full instructions, you can still get your hands on this project via our digital back issues collection.


Animal Baby Shoes Sewing Pattern

Twig and Tale, sizes baby 1-5

Sew the sweetest little slippers that will stay on active little feet. This cutest of pattern comes with 7 different animal options to choose from! They're a great scrap buster, whether you opt to make them in warm fabrics for cosy slippers or lightweight ones for summer slip-ons. They'll make gorgeous baby shower gifts. This digital sewing pattern comes in baby sizes 1-5.

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Animal baby shoes sewing pattern
Animal Baby Shoes Sewing Pattern by Twig & Tale

Lullaby Layette Set sewing pattern

Olive + S, sizes 0 - 24 months

Oh hello, just when we didn't think teeny tiny me-mades could get any cuter we discovered this layette set by Oliver + S. Sew the set to make a darling wardrobe for ages 0 to 24 months. This digital sewing pattern includes a bodysuit and shirt that can be made with short or long sleeves, with a snap placket and pleats at the front and back. The bodysuit has elasticized leg openings and a snap placket for easy nappy changing.

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Lullaby layette sewing pattern
Lullaby Layette Set by Oliver + S

Baby Ziggy Top

Madeit Patterns, sizes 0 to 18M

Baby Ziggy is baby sister (or brother) of ‘The Ziggy’ – Made It Patterns' boxy top for girls and boys. Just like its older sibling, Baby Ziggy is quick and easy to sew, so it's a great first baby sewing pattern for beginners. This pattern includes a guide to two different neck binding techniques, so you can pick the one that best suits your fabric.

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Ziggy Baby Top Sewing Pattern
Baby Ziggy Top by Madeit Patterns

Natty Jane Baby Shoe Sewing Pattern

Delia Creates, sizes 1-5 (or 0 to 18 months, depending on baby's size)Make a pair of super soft leather shoes to treat baby toes with this sweetest of patterns, named after blogger and designer Delia Creates' daughter, Natalie Jane. She created the pattern after struggling to find shoes in the shops that suited her daughter's toddler feet. This pattern will suite advanced beginner to intermedia stitchers, as you'll handle skills like working with leather, using small seam allowances, and sewing a few curves. Make them in leather, pleather, vinyl or felt.Get the pattern from Delia Creates

Leather baby shoe sewing pattern
Natty Jane Baby Shoes by Delia Creates

Mei Tai Baby Carrier sewing pattern

Sew Liberated

Make mums and dads-to-be a lovely and useful gift with this practical baby carrier pattern. The Mei Tai is a traditional Asian baby carrier that allows you to carry your baby in the front, on your back, or on tour hip. Its wide straps and even distribution of weight across the back make it super comfy for parents to wear and it has an “X-harness” for extra safety and back support for the baby too. This is a downloadable pattern.

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Baby sling sewing pattern
The Mei Tai Baby Carrier by Sew Liberated

Boho Baby Romper sewing pattern

Sew Kate Sew, sizes 0 to 2 years

This quick-sew romper and sunsuit pattern has a gathered front, back and legs plus snaps for easy nappy changing access The BOHO baby romper is a gathered bubble romper with snaps for easy diaper changes! Tie the top into a halter and the yoke makes it perfectly suited to two-tone styles! It's well suited to light-weight fabric and it's a digital pattern so you get instant access and can start sewing tonight!

Buy the pattern in Sew Kate Sew's shop or head to her website to find out more about it.

Boho Baby Romper sewing pattern
Boho Baby Romper by Sew Kate Sew

Baby harem pants sewing pattern

Sew up the dinkiest pair of harem pants for tiny tots with our very own free sewing pattern, designed by designed by Jessica Entwistle and sewn in super-soft flannel or knit fabrics.


Head to our free tutorial to find out how to our baby harem pants pattern.

Free baby harem pants pattern


Zoe WilliamsLaunch Editor, Gathered.how

Zoe is the launch Editor of Gathered.how. She has over a decade of craft publishing experience under her belt. She's a quilter and sewist who works with the UK’s best-selling craft magazines including Today’s Quilter, Love Patchwork & Quilting, Simply Sewing and The World of Cross Stitching. Zoe loves being immersed in Gathered’s quilting content, tweaking our tutorials and publishing new patterns. Zoe has previously written for radiotimes.com, Simply Knitting and The World of Cross Stitching and was previously Deputy Editor of Papercraft inspirations magazine. She has guest-lectured at Bath Spa University. She’s a keen quilter with 5 projects in progress at any one time and another 12 or so planned.

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