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Cozy johnny

Colder days require cozy outfits. Sewing with a soft flannel and self-lining the long romper create a perfect choice for keeping your favorite little one warm. This tutorial shows you how to make a few sweet changes to make Children's Corner Johnny for a little girl. Pictured is a blouse made from the Children's Corner Allie.

Supplies 

Children’s Corner Johnny pattern 
1/4” Elastic – 1/2 yard 
Swiss Edging – 1/3 yard 

Construction 

1. Construct following Johnny instructions through step 8. 

2. Use the Puffy Pocket tutorial as the guide to add pockets, after step #1 lay the white eyelet flat across the top of the pocket pattern piece and stitch across the top and down the sides with a scant ¼” seam. 

 

Finishing the crotch with grippers 

3. Continue to step #2 of “Finishing the Crotch” section. 

4. Before you continue to step #3, stitch a 3/8” casing at the bottom of each leg. Start and stop the casing 1” from the inseam line. 

5. Cut 2 pieces of 1/4” wide elastic. Run the elastic through the casing, using a safety pin or bodkin. Secure elastic at both ends of casing. 

6. Repeat with the other leg. 

 

Finishing the crotch with a seam 

3. Continue to step #1 of “Finishing the Crotch” section. 

4. After you have stitched but before closing the small hole in the crotch seam, stitch a 3/8” casing at the bottom of each leg. Start and stop the casing 1” from the inseam line. 

5. Cut 2 pieces of 1/4” wide elastic. Run the elastic through the casing, using a safety pin or bodkin. Secure elastic at both ends of casing. 

6. Repeat with the other leg and whip stitch the opening by hand. 

Johnny cozy - chart

Adaptation by Susan Whitman 

Download the printable pdf instructions here: 

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