DIY Felt Applique Baby Onesie

Make your own woodland-inspired baby onesie with this simple pattern and some embroidery floss. 

By: Liz Gray
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Materials

  • permanent fabric glue
  • paint brush
  • sheet of paper or cardboard
  • white embroidery floss
  • embroidery needle

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Wash and Dry Onesie 

Wash and dry onesie with baby-safe detergent before you start. 

Print and Cut Template 

Print out the free PDF woodland template. Cut out your favorite design. 

Trace + Cut  

Using a chalk pen, trace the design onto a piece of colorful felt. Cut out felt shape. 

Glue on Design 

Slip a sheet of paper or a piece of cardboard between the two sides of the onesie. Brush on fabric glue, being sure to spread glue to the edges of the felt shape. Let dry completely. 

Add Embroidered Border

Optional: Use embroidery needle and embroidery thread to create a border around the design. 

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