Tuesday, January 17, 2012

"R" is for Robe

How to personalize a kids fleece robe.

diy kids personalized fleece robe

diy kids personalized fleece robe


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I used a plain navy fleece robe that already had the contrasting buttonhole stitch detail:

kids fleece robe

Then I found a coordinating cotton fabric and cut out the letters, zig zag stitched them on and now it's Cubby's:

kids personalized robe

(This is not Cubby modeling but my son who is the same size.)

Down below I will share the step by step tutorial to make a personalized robe.

kids personalized robe

Supplies:
cotton letters cut out for personalization

Step 1: Print out letters in desired size.  Iron fusible interfacing to wrong side of cotton fabric.  Using a lightbox place the print out right side down then place the fabric right side down and trace.  Cut out the letters.

how to personalize a robe

Step 2: Begin with the middle letter and pin in place.

how to personalize a robe

Step 3: USing a tight zig zag stitch sew the letters to the robe.  Add next letters on either side, repeating the process.

diy personalized fleece robe

You have a completely washable robe and a gift Cubby can truly call his own.

diy personalized fleece robe

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8 comments:

  1. This is adorable! And I have called my now-12-year-old son "Cubby" since he was born ;-)

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  2. i love this! but what to you set your zig zag stitch to so you get such a tight zag?? i haven't figured that one out yet...

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  3. That's just cute! I love how the things you make for kids still have some sophistication to them.

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  4. First visited your {P}incushion and now this adorable {R}obe! Very nice and personal!

    Visiting from Sisters Of The Wild West Linky Party today,
    ~Suzanne at WhyCuzICan in NW Illinois

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  5. Looks so professional! I'm impressed!

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    Hugs,

    Kathy

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