Make a cute little cap for babies – free pattern


Cute and easy baby cap for the little ones. Cute maternity gift or a fun creative project if you have some fabric scraps in stretch jersey.

Sizes: 00 (0) 3 (6) 12 (18) Month

Min. 30 x 55 cm stretch jersey
Iron-on-patch for decoration

Cutting the fabric:

Cut 2 x cap pattern pieces with 1 cm seam allowance

Sewing the cap:

  1. Sew using an elastic stitch.
  2. Pin the pattern pieces together, right sides together.
  3. Stitch along the edge, leaving an opening to turn the cap through.
  4. Turn the cap to the right side.
  5. Close the opening with tiny stitches by hand or use the sewing machine.
  6. Fold the lining upwards along the fold line into the cap and press.
  7. Stay stitch invisible on top of the side seams, to keep the lining in place inside the cap.
  8. Decorate with the iron-on-patch if you wish and tie a nice knot on the caps tip .

Download pattern / Remember to print in full-size, be ware to choose ‘Page Scaling: NONE’ to secure the sizes on the pattern pieces is correct. Use the test square on the pattern to check before you cut out the pattern pieces.

Twist with a Twin Needle

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A twin needle can be used to make really neat hems at cuffs and bottom edges of blouses, pants and dresses. Especially for stretch fabrics it is brilliant because it finish of the hems leaving them stretchable.

How to:

Thread your sewing machine with two threads and the bobbin thread as normal. Be sure to make a test to check if your tension on the sewing machine is set correct.

Use a stitch length at minimum 3-3.5 or a little more. It provides the finest and most professional results.

Fold your seam allowances and stitch from the right side – make sure you have a little extra seam allowance. This makes sewing easier and you can always trim down the excess fabric afterwards.

When stitching you get two parallel stitch lines exactly next to each other and a zigzag stitching on the wrong side which makes the hem stretchable.

Most people use the twin needle like this for hemming, but it is also good for making beautiful neck edges and other kind of finishes for ribbing where you want to lay down the seam allowance on the clothing.

Instead of making your topstitching along the ribbing as you normally would do, press the seam allowance away from the ribbing and stitch right in the middle of the seam. See photo.

This gives you the nice little different finish as you can see at the photo and the seam allowance will be held neatly in place too.

Simple trick but really nice to look at.


Twin Needle: Villy Jensen
Fabric with stars: Videbæk Stofengros


Playfull stripes

Super easy sweatpants in a lovely organic sweat fabric from Lillestoff. Give the soft pants a twist with a few details like contrasting ribbing and a couple of buttons and you have a stylish and comfortable pair of pants for the little ones.

MiniKrea Pattern: 50333 Sweatpants
Fabric: Lillestoff
Buttons and ribbing: Villy Jensen