Introducing the Shoulder Snap T-Shirt + Seated Panel Pants (Harem Style)

I am so proud to be introducing your newest two patterns, the Shoulder Snap T-Shirt + Seated Panel Pants (Harem Style) designed specifically for babies and toddlers (Preemie to 2-3).   Both of these wardrobe staples are designed to worn over either cloth or disposable nappies/diapers.


Seated Panel Pants and Snap T-Shirt


The top has a shoulder side snap enabling the top to be easily taken on and off.  The pants are constructed in a harem style with feature panel at the back.


The top can be constructed with either a short sleeve (View A) or long sleeves (View B).

Short Sleeve Drawings


Seated Panel Pants (Harem Style)

Seated Panel Pants Illustration

Naturally this pattern would not have come together without some help along the way.  I had the pleasure of working with a large group of wonderful women who have tested this pattern.  Lets have a look at some fabulous creations.


The first is from Valérie Dufort, who sewed an amazing 4 sets,









by Marie-claude, you can find her @Marie-claude_mcb on Instagram.







The next is from Erin Antonelli,

Erin Collage Snap and Pants


by Nicole is the wonderful outfit, she’s got such a great eye for beautiful fabric!



Nicole has added her very own heat transfer with patterned foil.



by Rose is this little outfit modelled over a cloth bum!



by Angela (her Facebook page is Crochet by Angela) has made a seriously cute outfit complete with hat!



Melissa (found on Instagram @madebymelli), has created this matching outfit – also happens to match his gorgeous eyes!




What did you think?  The fabric selection makes a huge difference in the final look.  This was just a tiny slice of what the very creative testers have made, thank you all so much!  Tomorrow I’ll show you all the Christmas outfit’s they made, ho ho ho…..







Overlap Bodysuit PDF Pattern, Testers Part 2

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Yesterday I shared with you a few tester photos, today I’m back to share another lot.

Overlap Bodysuit PLB

First is Alana McGregor of Precious Little Bubs, created this gorgeous bodysuit for her daughter.


Overlap Bodysuit outdoors

Alana also could not resist modifying the pattern, using one my favourite fabric designers Paapii, using Siiri & Myyry organic jersey in mint.

Overlap Bodysuit Dress

Kim Scherer has made the Overlap Bodysuit for her little boy, I’m in love with the fabric, although I don’t know the name.

Overlap Bodysuit

Deanne Jones of The Craftiness In Me has created this beauty for her daughter.



A matching out fit was made by Janet Whitaker for her granddaughter.

Overlap Bodysuit FSP

To quote Janet “ Yes grandma, I love the new outfit, but does this make my butt look big?”

Overlap Bodysuit


Thats it for today, hope you have enjoyed the tour.

Do you want to create your very own OverLap Bodysuit? If so the pattern is releasing tomorrow, and I’ll share a few more tester photos.



Introducing the Overlap Bodysuit PDF Pattern: Testers Part 1

Allow me to introduce to you our latest Fresh Stitch Pattern, the Overlap Bodysuit Pattern.

5w copy-2

I had a truly wonderful group of women testing for me. Melissa from Made By Melli has sewn up this beautiful bodysuit for her little boy.

8w copy


2W copy


7w copy


1W copy


This Overlap Bodysuit was created by Nicole Lanzarotto.  Nicole has used a gorgeous combination of floral fabric on the front and a soft matching aqua on the back.


Overlap Bodysuit Nicole 2


Overlap Bodysuit Nicole 3


This Overlap Bodysuit is by Sarah Harris of Little Stitch & Me.  Sarah has used the fabulous GOTS-certified Lillstoff fabric On The Farm.








What do think of the first set of testers?  I think they are terrific, and I’ve got a whole lot more to show you tomorrow…