ROMPER SEWING
INSTRUCTIONS

  • All seam allowances are 3/8" unless otherwise noted
  • Straight stitch length is 2.5
  • Overlock length is 3
  • Thread color should match body color as closely as possible

1

OVERLOCK STITCH EDGE OF BIB FACING

And attach fusible to wrong side of bib edge

2

STITCH STRAPS

With right sides together, fold back 1" from each short edge and stitch long side. Apply 4" of interfacing to strap ends. Turn and press.

3

CUT STRAP INTO 2

fold strap in half and trim folded end at 45 degree angle (seam side = short side)

4

IRON BIAS STRIP


5

ATTACH STRAPS

Align straps with notches on pants back and sew both straps and bias strip to top edge

6

INSERT ELASTIC

Insert elastic into casing and stitch closed as close to folded edge as possible

7

SEW FRONT TO BACK

Straight stitch front to back at side seams and inseam

8

CLIP INSEAM CURVES


9

OVERLOCK SIDE AND INSEAMS

10

STITCH POCKET, TURN, AND PRESS

With right sides together, fold top edge of pocket over at notches and stitch.

Press 3/8" under all remaining edges

11

APPLY FINISHED POCKET TO FRONT BIB

Topstitch pocket to bib front 1 1/4" down from top of bib (stitching through both body & facing) 1/16" from finished pocket edge

12

STITCH LOGO & SIZE LABELS TO STRAP

Stitch lower edge of size label and logo label to strap, then fold over 1/4" of logo label and topstitch
*IMPORTANT*
the logo label doubles as a pass-through for the other strap--it MUST be sewn securely

13

MARK SNAP PLACEMENT

Mark snap placement on strap ends with template provided

14

APPLY SNAPS

Apply studs to inside of strap ends, and caps to outside of bib

15

HEM PANTS

Double fold under raw edge 1/4" and stitch 1/16" from folded edge