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Easy Baby Bloomers in 5 Steps (Simple Sewing Project)

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Learn how to sew easy baby bloomers in just 5 steps. They are so easy and quick to sew that you can make them in just 30 minutes.


Easy Baby Bloomers in 5 Steps


I love the sight of little babies wearing bubble bloomers. I feel babies would stay comfortable in them and it would look cute on little baby butts.


Easy Baby Bloomers in 5 Steps


Puffy bubble bloomers are my favorites as they are roomy and large enough to accommodate diapers. They can be made with light-weight or medium-weight cotton fabric in varying prints and colors.


Baby Bloomers Pattern


These DIY bubble bloomers can look great with anything that the baby wears. May it be onesies, tops or anything else. They are great for summer and worn over leggings, they can be great for the colder months too.


Baby Bloomers Pattern


How to Make Baby Bloomers


These easy baby bloomers can be great as handmade gifts for a baby shower. You can make them with matching baby tops ( pattern coming soon) as a gift to your loved one’s baby! It is sure to become a staple in her summer closet!


How to Make Baby Bloomers



Free baby Bloomers Pattern


This sewing tutorial will teach you how to make baby bloomers in just 5 steps. Just two pieces to cut and a few stitches to be made to make these great-looking bloomers. Also, the bloomers pattern comes with a high rise for the back to give maximum coverage while wearing diapers and that comes as an added advantage.


Sewing these bloomers were a breeze for me. I cut up all the three photographed here together and stitched all three in one sitting. In fact, these were one of the first items I tried during my beginner sewing days.


So, grab your fabric and your notions and start using this free baby bloomers pattern to whip up awesome bloomers for your little munchkin.



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  • Following the suggestions of many of my readers, the template has been edited and the finished measurements are included in the tutorial.

Easy Baby Bloomers in 5 Steps

**Skip to the end of the post for the video tutorial**

Finished Measurements

3-6 Months:

Approximate finished length- 5.75- inches.

Approximate finished width at the waist (with elastic stretched)- 19- inches.

Approximate finished inseam- 1.25- inch.

6-12 Months:

Approximate finished length- 6.5- inches.

Approximate finished width at the waist (with elastic stretched)- 20.5- inches.

Approximate finished inseam- 1.75- inches.


  • The fabric used here is 44-inches wide.
  • The seam allowance is 3/8- inch unless otherwise specified.


Materials Required:

Medium- weight cotton fabric for the bloomers – 1/4 yard.

1/2 – inch elastic for the waist:

16.5 –inches for 3 to 6 months and 17-inches for 6 to 12 months.

3/8- inch elastic for the leg holes:

22- inches for 3 to 6 months and 23- inches for 6 to 12 months.

Sewing Notions.

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Gather your supplies.

Gather your supplies.



Step-1: Cutting the pieces.



Fold the fabric to fit the width of the template and place the template over it. Mark around it and cut to get the bloomer pieces.


Your bloomer pieces will look like this. Note that one is the mirror image of the other.


Step 2: Sewing the side seams.



Keep the two bloomer piece layered, with the right sides together and aligning the edges. Sew along the two curved edges to join.



Step 3- Preparing the leg holes and the waist elastic casing.


Let’s hem the lower edges of the bloomer (note that the lower hem is also the lower elastic casing).


Fold the lower edge of one of the legs by 3/8- inch and press. Fold again by ½- inch and press once again.



Sew the hem down along the edge of the fold. Repeat on the other leg of the bloomer.



Let’s prepare the casing for the waist elastic.



Fold the upper edge of the bloomer by 3/8-inch and press.



Fold by 5/8- inch and press once again.



Sew the casing down along the edge of the fold, leaving about 2- inches for elastic insertion.


Step-4- Inserting the elastic.



Next, cut the leg elastic into two equal pieces. Insert the elastic pieces through the casings in the hemline of the bloomer, with the help of a safety pin.



Secure the ends of the elastic by sewing back and forth a few times. Repeat on the other leg.



Take the required length of the 1/2- inch elastic and insert it through the opening in the waist casing, using a safety pin.



Keep the ends of the elastic overlapping by about ½- inch and sew back and forth to join.



Sew the opening in the casing shut.



Step-5- Sewing the inseam.


Let’s sew the inseam.



Keep the inseam of the front and back aligned and sew it shut as marked.



Free baby Bloomers Pattern

Our easy baby bloomer is ready!


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Isn’t this free baby bloomers pattern the easiest and the sweetest? Let me know in the comment box below!


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Friday 11th of November 2022

How would I adjust the pattern to fit a 3 year old? Many thanks!


Saturday 22nd of January 2022

Did you change your bloomer pattern?? the one i printed out last May had 6 pieces to it and this current one has 3 pieces... The one printed out last year is considerably bigger.. thank you


Sunday 23rd of January 2022

Yes, the pattern pieces have been edited for a better fit.

Estelle Wycherley

Tuesday 31st of August 2021

I entered my email and clicked submit and it takes me to a blank google page - what am I not doing so that I download the bloomers pattern...


Wednesday 1st of September 2021

Kindly refresh your browser and check again. The form should take you to the download page.

Janet Pauline

Sunday 29th of August 2021

Just making your bloomers, the elastic measurements seem way to long, is it meant to be cm not inches


Wednesday 1st of September 2021

The elastic measurements given in the tutorial are in inches. Just multiply by 2.5 to convert into centimeters.


Saturday 24th of July 2021

When measuring the elastic, do you stretch it out and cut to your lengths or lay the elastic out without stretch and cut?

Thanks you!


Saturday 31st of July 2021

You need to cut the elastic without stretching it!