Embellished Onesie Baby Girl Dress

Our good friends, Lara and Eddie, (Savannah’s Godparents) just had their second baby a little while back.  They have a little boy named Luca who is three and decided to wait to find out the gender of the new baby until the birth.  Since I am such a planner, we found out what we were having with each of our three children, but I give a lot of credit to those who can wait for the surprise at the very end! When I found out they had a baby girl, Francesca Marie, I knew I had to whip up something for the new little lady.

For some reason when my friends have new babies, it makes me want to try to sew something new. Most of them know the kinds of dresses that I like to sew for The Cottage Mama, but it’s always fun to sew something different and more unexpected. For Miss Francesca, I made a little dress out of a pink organic cotton onesie. It is size 3-6 month and I thought it would be really cute layered with tights and a sweet cardigan for the cooler weather.

I’ve been really into using the rolled hem on my new serger (yes, I’ve got new machines and I can’t wait  to tell you about them). I cut a couple strips of fabric and finished the sides with a rolled edge. Then I gathered them and sewed them to the onesie. I added a strip of pre-gathered, cream colored eyelet trim as well. And finished the dress by hand sewing three little pink buttons on top.

The skirt on the onesie is also finished with a rolled hem. I absolutely love the line ‘Woodland Trails’ from Riley Blake Designs. It’s just the perfect shades of pastel for a sweet baby girl.
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16 Comments

  1. So lovely! I love all your works!!!
    Ale

  2. Absolutely precious!

  3. that is adorable!!

  4. I love this! I used to make similar ones to sell several years back and comic book plastic sleeves were the perfect size to package them in! Lovely! I will have to make some for my great granddaughter to be in Jan. :))

  5. It would be cute to have some leggings with ruffles sewn to the bottom to match the onesie, too! Love it!

  6. This is so cute! I love it! I hope I can find it again if I ever have a little grand daughter to make clothes for.

  7. Adorable! : )

  8. The dress is very sweet but this Grandma has to comment on the hanger! My momma had all my clothes on Bambi hangers & I used them for my babydolls when my clothes were too big. What a joy to see those silhouettes again! thank you <3 Dee

  9. So Cute, love the fabrics and the hanger you placed the dress on is so gorgeous!

  10. What an adorable creation!! Love it and I LOVE your blog. Following it now that I have found it….. Dena from RuralRetreatVintage on Etsy.

  11. Sheona D. says:

    Love this! Going to try making one for my daughter. Thanks for posting it!

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