Easy Baby Mittens Pattern ( Sewing Project)

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Sew adorable and useful baby mittens using this mitten pattern – You get templates for two sizes and is an easy and quick sew! Follow the tutorial below and sew a bunch of them for any new mom!

 

Mittens Sewing Pattern

 

When my kids were babies, I would always make them wear tiny mittens to keep those little hands warm and cozy. Moreover, how much ever I cut their nails, I always found them scratching their faces and these no scratch baby mittens were often necessary to protect them.

 

Baby Mitten Pattern

 

Of course, I could use the store-bought ones. But, being an ardent sewist, I never liked the designs or the styles of mittens I bought. I always wanted to sew them for my little ones.

 

How to sew baby mittens

 

This mitten pattern is super easy to make. You only need tiny scraps of flannel or Minky to sew them for the colder months. For the hot summer months, you can use medium-weight cotton.

 

Baby Mitten Pattern

 

This tutorial on how to make baby mittens is so easy that any beginner can give it a try. There are not many steps involved and you can sew it in minutes!

Mittens have also been a staple on my baby shower gift sets. Sometimes, I loved sewing matching bibs, burp cloths, booties, and mittens with matching fabrics and gift them to the new moms among my family and friends.

 

If you would like to sew a matching bandana bib for your baby, click on the picture below:

 

 

Easy  Baby  Mittens Tutorial

 

Supplies

  • 1/4-yard flannel fabric for the outside ($4.44 at Walmart or $7.99 at Joann)
  • 1/4-yard flannel fabric for the lining
  • PDF Baby No Scratch Mittens Pattern (includes 3- or 6-month sizes)
  • ¼ yard of ¼” elastic ($3.97 for 16 yards at Walmart or $0.99 per yard at Joann)
  • Matching thread
  • Sewing pins or clips
  • Scissors
  • Turning tool
  • Iron and ironing board or iron mat
  • Pattern Template. * Enter your e-mail address and click the subscribe button to start downloading the template automatically.
 

 

 

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Approximate time to complete: 30 minutes
  • Approximate cost to make 2 mittens from Walmart supplies: $2.82

 

Gather your supplies.

 

Instructions:

 

Use your pattern to cut 2 pieces of the outside and 2 pieces of the inside fabric.

 

Cut 2 pieces of elastic; 4” for the 3-month size and 5” for the 6-month size.

 

Place the matching pieces right sides together and pin the pieces in place.

 

Leaving a 3/8″ seam allowance, sew around the mitten.

 

Cut notches out of the curve and turn the lining piece right side out.

 

Using your turning tool or your fingers, smooth out the edges.

 

Slide the lining piece into the outside piece with your hand, making sure the curved edges and seams are lined up. Pin the edges, leaving a 2” opening.

 

Leaving a 3/8″ seam allowance, sew around the mitten, except for your opening.

 

Pull the lining out through the opening.

 

Push the lining back into the mitten with your hands and using a warm iron, press.

 

Leaving 3/8- inch from the lower edge, sew a straight line all around the mitten. This is to form a casing for the elastic.

 

Attach your elastic to a safety pin, push through the opening in the casing until the other edge of the elastic comes through. Using your sewing machine or by hand sewing, sew the ends of the elastic together and close the small opening in the casing.

 

Enjoy your baby mittens!

 

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Before you sign off, check out this awesome article about the calming effects of sewing,  Click Here.

Can you believe you have finished your baby mittens already? If you have a baby in your life or you have a friend who has a baby, you can make a number of them using this mitten pattern.

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2 Comments

  1. Wanda Meadows
    August 1, 2021 / 4:22 am

    Love your tutorial on how to sew your project so helpful

    • Surayya
      Author
      August 2, 2021 / 7:00 pm

      Thank you! Glad you liked it!

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