Embellished Kids' Overalls

Excite your little one with a few cute carrot appliques on ready-made overalls.

What You Need

  • Scrap of green print (appliques)
  • Scrap of orange print (appliques)
  • Purchased child's denim overalls with snap crotch
  • Lightweight fusible web
  • Machine embroidery thread in matching colors

Download pattern

How to Make It

Cut Fabrics

  1. Lay fusible web, paper side up, over patterns (download above).
  2. Use a pencil to trace each pattern three times, leaving at least 1/2-inch between tracings.
  3. Cut out each fusible-web shape roughly 1/4-inch outside traced lines.
  4. Following manufacturer's instructions, press fusible-web shapes onto backs of designated fabrics; let cool.
  5. Cut out fabric shapes on drawn lines and peel off paper backings.
  6. From green print scrap, cut 3 of Pattern A
  7. From orange print scrap, cut 3 of Pattern B

Add Appliques

  1. Position three carrot tops and three carrots on denim overalls.
  2. Fuse all pieces in place.
  3. Using color-coordinated embroidery threads, machine-satin-stitch appliques in place.


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