Sunday, November 29, 2015

McCall's 4236 Sew A Baby Sleep Sack



This was the third time I have sewn a baby sleep sack using McCall's 4236.  I thought it was high time that I write a review about it.  I'm always on the lookout for good patterns or sewing projects.  I appreciate it so much when others share about their sewing projects.

As a mom of two myself I absolutely love gifting others with a baby sleep sack knowing that it will help keep their baby both warm and safe.  There is no fear of a baby smothering with a blanket in the night and no chance of the baby kicking off their covers.  This is one of my go to gifts for babies born in the fall or winter.  For this project I again chose McCall's 4236 view C in a size small.  In my experience this will fit a baby for more than just a few pounds as the pattern indicates.


This pattern is straightforward and easy to sew.  My only caution would be to make sure that you don't stretch the fabric in any way when you are sewing around the arm holes.  I've had a little trouble with things looking wonky if I stretched the fabric in any manner.  The only other change that I made was finishing the edges with a serger.

Back view of McCall's 4236 Baby Sleep Sack

I made one of these sleep sacks for my daughter Eva and it worked like a dream. She slept in it almost every night for months.

My daughter Eva in her sleep sack. 

Thanks for stopping by to check out this review of McCall's 4236 Baby Sleep Sack!  

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