Is there anything more classic than the pocket tee?
With about twenty minutes and some embroidery thread, I had a faux pocket tee embroidered on a plain onesie.
This works for girls and boys, depending on your colors, of course. It also could be a nice neutral handmade baby shower gift, too.
What do you need:
- A onesie (or shirt) that you want to embellish with a faux pocket
- About a yard of embroidery floss (such as DMC)
- fabric marker
- An embroidery hoop helps, but is not mandatory.
- Small scrap of fusible knit interfacing
With your fabric marker, draw the template for the pocket on the onesie or shirt.
Place onesie in the embroidery hoop, if using.
Cut a section of embroidery floss and thread it through the needle – I used all 6 strands to go around the perimeter. You can use more decorative embroidery, like a chain stitch that I used, or just a simple running stitch – it’s up to you. Want to chain stitch but use your sewing machine instead? Click here for my easy how-to video.
Embroider along your marked lines.
And it was so quick, I just couldn’t stop. I added another row (this time using only 3 strands of floss):
Iron your fusible knit interfacing to the backside to prevent any rubbing from the knots.
And that’s all. Really.
Too cute, and really simple, too! This was a great portable project to do while sitting on the porch watching my children play!
BTW, I embroidered this on my tea dyed onesie, in case you are interested in creating the same soft off-white color yourself.
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