Do you have an old pair of socks? Here’s a fun DIY you can make that’s easy peasy. Find out How to Make Leg warmers aka Baby Legs!
How to Make Leg warmers and Baby Legs
A lot of you have made comments about my little bummy wearing those yummy little leg warmers. They are definitley a must have on baby’s checklist. Since I always buy mine and my sewing skills aren’t the best I went to my wonderful friend and neighbor over at That honey Do list, Toni, for help!
She was up to the challenge in teaching me how to make them. So here goes, oh and stay tuned towards the end because I will be giving away a pair of Brand NEW organic Baby Legs,not made by me of course.lol
I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it is to make these little guys,however, for an incredible sewing novice like me it was a little more time consuming than I expected. Considering we only had 4 of our 6 combined kids present(Princess Gigi and the Lo were out with grandpa and grandma) it actually went quicker than I expected. If we would have stopped talking long enough to focus we would have even been done quicker.lol
Next you cut 🙂 (I really need a manicure!)
So the “foot end” ends up looking like this
What I didn’t show was get what you cut off and cut the toe out so that it’s almost a tube (the actual foot part) then cut down the middle so it almost looks like a square leaving the leg part to the side.)
Now sew the(foot) part together so to “tighten”the fit a bit”
You will have to turn it into a half and pin it into the sock tube(I just realized we didn’t take a picture of that!)Stick the long section of the sock inside your newly created tube and pin it together.
Here’s a close up of the stitching as you can see it’s terrible.lol But it works. I actually had to go over it twice because one of my sides came out.
This is the sewn piece flipped inside out
Here it is when you put it right side up.
And All done!!
Finished product -Not Bad for my first time at the Rodeo 🙂
Comments & Reviews
Katie M says
This is so neat! I should’ve been collecting funky socks just to have for our little one now I have to shop for some cute ones to match her cloth diapers.
So cool how you can repurpose other items!
This is so clever! Thanks for the fun project!!
so clever award goes to…YOU
I love leg warmers. They are the perfect accessories to cloth diapers. Thanks for the giveaway!
I LOVE baby legs!! Thanks for joining in Make Yourself Monday!!
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Jeannie Freed says
Great Job Elia! I love to sew babylegs too 🙂 Love the blog, i will keep reading for sure!
great idea!! thanks
love ur sewing projects
Katie H says
Baby Legs are seriously addictive, lol!
Tonya H says
You done a great job! I found you through Bloggy Moms and entered your giveaway.
*hint* use elastic thread, we had some homemade ones and the seams ripped once DS got chunkier 🙂
Elizabeth K. says
Just another reason to wish I had a tiny baby again!!
Anne Sweden says
Great idea! I like quick and easy sewing projects. Anne
Hey! Thanks for dropping by and leaving me a comment! 🙂 Just read your “about me” section and whoa! Fifteen siblings!! Your mom has a HUGE family! 🙂 I am Catholic as well and pregnant with Number 2. People think we are CRAZY since my son only just turned one, but I just smile and say that I’ll take however many I can get. lol Looking forward to reading more of your blog! 🙂
PS. My husband is DYING to live in the Midwest. One day. After the Army. Maybe. LOL Do you like it there?
PPS. Sorry this has nothing whatsoever to do with your post, but I tried using your email button and it kept telling me there was an error!
I love Baby Legs! Great job making them yourself!
Tasha Bowers says
Thanks for stopping by Rural Mama’s Sandbox! I love making my own baby leg warmers too, thanks for the lovely tutorial!
God bless you for being able to do that….