Sewing Adventures – Boho Baby RomperBy Susan | Comments: 2 | October 5, 2016
As many of you know I work a few days a week at Pitt Trading. The selection of fabrics and trims there are some of the very best in Australia. To show these off we often make shop samples to show customers new ways of using what the store offers.
I’d seen lots of boho baby inspiration around and wanted to how this new style could easily be attained using some cool trims like pom poms and bodice inserts.
A lightweight 100% cotton poplin was chosen as the base, it’s so pretty yet light and breathe able so great for summer wear. I added some tiny pom pom trim and a crochet motif as well.
I made up the romper without any of the ruffles included in the pattern. All construction was fairly straightforward except I added the pom pom trim around the leg opening and omitted the straps.
The end result is super cute and has been a big hit with customers so it’s a great shop sample.
Fabric: Cotton poplin from Pitt Trading
Trims: pom poms (available in more colours and sizes) and crochet motif (just one of many available) all from Pitt Trading
Pattern: Simplicity 1594
Alterations: added pom pom trim to leg and omitted straps