Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Katrina Soaker Tutorial

Ok this is for you Katidids, well others too! The pattern I am using is Katrina's Fleece soaker found here. If you are going to buy fleece to make this then look for one with a print that is to scale of the object you are making and can face any direction. What I have used was given to me and all I had. GL!

Get your kids settled. One is asleep, one is at PreK for a few hours and... one is here.
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Print and cut out your pieces. The one on the left is something different, disregard please.
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By this time his snack is gone and you need another distraction. :)
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Sew on the extra wet zone layer to the main body on the inside.
Turn your pieces inside out and sew edges together like so...
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Take your cuffs and fold in half with the right side out.
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Have a snack yourself oops it wouldn't open!
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With your body piece still inside out, place your leg cuff inside and align all 3 selvage edges and sew around stretching the cuff (that is on the inside) because it is smaller and needs to be to contain messes. I have shown it not align so you could tell how to do it)
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Do this for both leg cuffs and the waistband.
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Now you should have this...
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And here is the front and back on my daughter Kailey. She was asleep so I didn't get to measure and this barely fits. Oops. So next time will have to be a Medium. She is currently 11lbs 14oz and 4m old if anyone needs a reference.
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I realized after I did the waistband that the seam is in the front. Watch out where your seams go! I hope this helps some one!

2 comments:

Katidids said...

THANK YOU! Will cut some out tonight. Have to check out the sewing machine & Serger.....Shes a little Sweetie Pie

Heather said...

Thank you for the tutorial!