The Old Fashioned Baby Sacque and Bonnet
Photography by Chanel Harris and Mac Jamieson

You won’t be able to resist the soft, fine wale corduroy—the perfect fabric for cozy baby garments. The matching pink bonnet and sacque are lined and accented with a sweet floral-print fabric and the sacque is embellished with hand embroidery using two strands of cotton floss to give it the slightly bold look that the fabric requires. Mother-of-pearl buttons add a simple touch to the bonnet. The sacque is made using the “Baby’s Sacque & Wrapper & Embroidery Designs” pattern from Jeannie Baumeister of The Old Fashioned Baby, along with the instructions included here for adding the cuffs.

*Project pattern is found at the bottom of page 2*

Adding a Cuff to the Baby Sacque

figures 1-4Supplies

Pattern and Template

“Baby’s Sacque & Wrapper & Embroidery Designs” from
The Old Fashioned Baby


Fine wale corduroy*

Floral print*

*according to the pattern requirements


One 3/8″ ball shank MOP button to fasten with thread loop


Anchor embroidery floss colors:
Pink #25 for French knots
Pink #73 for featherstitching and pinwheel posies
Green #214 for stems and leaves

Size #9 Sharp needle for all embroidery

Adding a Cuff to the Old Fashioned Baby Sacque

Seam allowance 1/4″.

1. Cut floral print fabric 33/4″ x 91/2″ for each cuff.

2. Stitch the short ends of the cuff right sides together to form a circle (fig. 1). Press seam open.

3. Stitch cuff to sleeve, right sides together and raw edges even (fig. 2). Press cuff away from sleeve.

4. Turn remaining raw edge under 1/4″ to the wrong side (fig. 3).

5. Fold cuff in half, wrong sides together and stitch the loose end of cuff to the stitching line inside sleeve by hand or machine (fig. 4).

6. Fold cuff up to the right side of sleeve (fig. 5).