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Using Fabric Scraps to Make the Baby Taylor Tee

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Baby Taylor Tee made with scrap knit fabric.

Using fabric scraps to make the Baby Taylor Tee from Pickle Toe Patterns.

Does anyone else keep a big bin of scraps? I love to save my knit scraps in particular with hopes of sewing up underwear for myself or boxer briefs for my husband or my boys. I also keep thinking that I’ll sew a bunch of coordinating scraps together to make some pretty shirts for myself. But the reality is that I have a lot of children’s knit scraps and some of them are pretty small.

I have been sad that my baby outgrew most of the clothes I made with my FAVORITE ‘sun and stars’ fabric that I got from a fabric co-op.

I found SCRAPS though! YAY!

So I made him an 18 month shirt and hopefully it will fit for long enough for me to find a new favorite fabric. But I doubt it. I really wish I remembered where I got this!

Curious about how I organize my fabric scraps? Here’s a post I wrote on how to organize fabric.

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Supplies to Make a Scrappy Baby Tee

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Baby Taylor Tee Pattern

When you cut out your pattern, you can either use the whole front or you can use the individual pieces that combine to form the whole front. This is the best way to use your scraps of course. I like to lay out all of the pieces so I can see them, then lay out my fabric to decide what order to put them in.

Using scraps to make a shirt for baby.

Once I did that, I cut each fabric, then sewed them together. I used my serger to sew them right sides together.

Scraps put together to sew a shirt.

Then I used my coverstitch to top stitch each section. It looks pretty like that!

Scraps of fabric top stitched for a tee-shirt.

Then I just finished the shirt like normal.

Here’s the back…

Back of the completed size 12-18 months baby shirt.

Here’s the front!

Front of a shirt made of scraps and finished with a coverstitch machine. Love the hem stitching!

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Using fabric scraps to sew a baby t-shirt. This super cute pattern is easy to make.
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Sewing a baby shirt with scrap knit fabric using the Baby Taylor Tee Pattern

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Frullemieke (Lesley De Winter)

Friday 27th of July 2018

What a cute little model! I like the colorblocking that you did.


Friday 27th of July 2018

Thanks! The colorblocking is actually part of the pattern which was helpful in this case. I've done some colorblocking but this one would've probably been a struggle for me to do myself. I'm still fairly new to sewing clothing.