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The romper is a classic for cuteness and comfort. This versatile style is great for any season. Use lightweight fabrics to make an adorable summer “jon-jon”, or construct from cuddly corduroy for warm winter coveralls. Best of all, this romper is completely reversible...two outfits in one! Decorate one side for a special birthday, and the other side for everyday. It is also perfect for closely spaced holidays like Valentines and St. Patty’s day. The style is perfect for boys and girls alike. As a bonus, instructions for adding ruffles and making rompers for dollies is included in a supplemental eBook.
Easy to sew (only one pattern piece!), this romper can be made in a range of lengths from short-alls to full length over-alls. It can even be made a few inches longer than floor length and rolled up to reveal the fabric on the other side. For quick diaper changes, snaps can be added to the inseam. Shoulder fastener options include buttons and snaps.
BONUS! Ruffled Rompers and Rompers for Dollies:
Ruffles add a touch of boutique sweetness to the classic romper. Using the techniques provided in this supplemental eBook, you can make a ruffled romper that is still fully reversible and has the same inseam options as the classic romper.
Rompers are perfect for dollies, too! The are easy for little hands to take on and off, and kids love that they are reversible. The leg openings can be ruffled or hemmed (perfect for boy/girl twin sets of dolls). Patterns are provided for both 18” girl dolls and 15” baby dolls.
*Note: These are downloadable instructions and patterns. Since it is a download, a window will open to download and when you are signed into your user account at the time of purchase, it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.
Reversible Rompers. Copyright © 2011 by Carla Hegeman Crim. All rights reserved. No part of this eBook may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means including information storage and retrieval systems without permission from the author. The patterns contained within are copyrighted, but may be used by crafters to produce items for resale provided the pattern was purchased from me or an authorized dealer.
2 fabrics (1 to 1 1/2 yards of each, depending on size, length, and options)
Sew-in interfacing for shoulder tabs
Buttons or snaps for shoulder fasteners
Snap tape or press-on snaps for inseam(optional)
Wash-away Wondertape (optional, but highly recommended for finishing leg openings)
good pattern easy
I was somewhat apprehensive about making this reversible romper for my grandson, but once I cut it out and started sewing, I couldn't believe how simple the instructions where and how quickly it went together. I had it finished in one night. I even went on to make him a "newsboy hat" reversible, to go with it. He and his older sister looked adorable in there matching Christmas outfits, sitting by the tree. I highly recommend this romper pattern, and I will be making more, since he is only nine months old.
I just love this versatile romper!!
This pattern is so easy to follow and quick to make! I will be making more for my son and some for gifts!
I can't say enough nice things about this pattern. I have already made three this summer. Two for year old grandson and one for 4 year old granddaughter. The options are limitless. The instructions are very clear. It's a one piece pattern, who wouldn't love that. I will be using this for many years to come. I would give it more stars if I could. CarlaC you rock!
This pattern is quick to make and so much fun to think up different variations!
Cute and Classic look for boys or girls. I love that each size is printed separately and not nested.
So easy to make, and so cute! Im only a beginner sewer, the instructions and diagrams made this such a simple project and the rompers look great on my little boy.
This was a very easy simple pattern and use it for all outfits i make , love it
I made one for my granddaughter. I used corduroy so it was too heavy to make the reversible. Also, I didn't want to make a full lining so I just cut a facing pattern that came about 3 inches below the arm. It was so easy to make & cut out. A real quick loves it.
Excellent instructions--really easy to follow, too!
This is the best pattern. I've made the boy version many times since buying it last year. It has great directions, very easy to follow. I've made some momma's very happy with this one little pattern.
Such an awesome pattern! I made 3 of these (2 reversible) for my 15 month old grandson. They fit him perfectly! I am going to make my 5 month old some tomorrow. As one review said, this pattern is not for chunky monkeys, so I am going to go by his chest measurement and shorten the lengh to fit him. I will use this pattern over and over again!
Another fabulous Carla C pattern. You can't go wrong with these patterns, her instructions are detailed but easy to read and follow, perfect for even a beginner sewer. I have made several of these rompers and plan on making more for this winter.
Great pattern and so much fun to make. Directions are very good and was extremely easy to follow. I made two and will be making many more for my little grandson.
Love this pattern. It is really quick to sew and the fit is true to size.
Awesome pattern! These are so simple to make and have so many options.
They turned out beautifully and I am ready to make some more for my grandson 15mth his mother was saying how her friends make really cute things for their daughters same age, but you can't get anything
for little boys ,she has asked me to make some more for him
easy to work from pattern instructions.
Great pattern. Love this romper!
LOVE this pattern, but it isn't for chunky monkeys!! ;)
Very quick & easy. Have made several of these & love them.
a great pattern to sew with lots of options and really easy.
Really great pattern and very easy. Had to read through a few bits a few times but I did understand it fairly easily.
awesome as always!
EXCELLENT pattern!! I've made many versions of this!! Perfect instructions!!
Another awesome pattern by Carla. So detailed and versatile!
I love this pattern and have used it several times. The sizing does seem to run small, though.
Love this pattern just as much as I love all of her other ones. Carla has the best, easiest to understand and use patterns EVER! Love the reversible, now I only have to bring two outfits for my little guy instead of four. :D
Great pattern, lots of choices, good for girls and boys. I made one with pink seer-sucker with gray elephants on it and a snap-closure for a 9 month old girl, a green seer-sucker with snaps for a 1 year old boy, and a reversible blue/brown one with snaps for a 3 month old boy. Directions are super easy to follow and the pictures for each step are a huge help! I think this is the cutest romper pattern out there!
I have a romper pattern that I use, but bought this pattern for the length patterns,it's a pain to re-measure each time I make it,so I just put both patterns together to make the perfect one!
Excellent pattern and easy to follow, quick to make up! Love it!
Very cute pattern and instructions were easy to follow. Love it!
Great little pattern. I bought this one specifically for the dolly patterns. They were super easy to follow and went together quickly. CarlaC does it again :).
A great pattern and they turned out perfectly :) Highly recommend!
I am in love with this pattern!
It was kind of a pain to have to measure my little guy to see which leg length I need, but other than that the pattern goes together really easily and it super cute on my little guy!! I love that it's perfect as overalls in the winter or as a romper in the I've done both so far! Thank you!
Super easy to put together. Great pattern
Easy pattern that makes the cutest little romper! Loved how it turned out!
Adorable pattern, thank you!
super cute pattern love it!!
always amazingly detailed!
As always, Carla C has made another great pattern. The intructions are simple to understand and the results are perfect every time.
Really easy to understand and loved that it included instructions for adding snap tape.
I love this pattern. As always with Carla, she walks you through step by step and the pattern couldn't be easier to understand.
Super cute pattern. It was sooo nice to find a really cute one for my son! I love how it is reversible. Instructions were clear, easy to follow. This author has a wonderful way with patterns. I recommend all of her patterns.
Love this pattern! It is perfect for both boys and girls!
Great pattern. Easy to follow. I have made it several times.
one of the easier and more detailed patterns to follow
I had already purchased another romper pattern, but as soon as Carla C came out with this pattern I knew I had to have it! And I was not disappointed! Her patterns are easy to read and follow - even on the beginner level, but come out looking professional. I've already made several for my own kids and for other families. Thanks for another great pattern!!!
I absolutely LOVED this pattern! It was the first garment I ever completed just after learning to sew. The instructions were FANTASTIC! So easy to understand & the romper was quick to put together. I plan to make 2 or 3 each for my kiddos to run around in this summer!
This patterns is AWESOME! I love all the options included! It is definitely and pattern I would suggest to any level seamstress. And it is perfect for a little boy or girl. LOVE!!!
What a fantastic pattern! It's so difficult to find a good boys pattern, but this one is! The directions were so clear that evan a beginner like myself could put this together in no time at all.
CarlaC is one of my fav.s i love all her patterns this was easy and great and fun to make thank you
Very easy to understand for me and worked up so quickly!!! I've made a snap-leg option for a friend's little boy in the 6 month size and the ruffled closed-leg option for my 2-year old daughter. I love this pattern and its versatility!
Easy to follow and great pattern for boys or girls!
Wonderful pattern. Love that it is reversible and has length options. Perfect for boys and girls and of course, another great pattern from Carla C.
5 stars!! I love love love this pattern!! It is well worth the money spent on it!! Thanks!
Cute and fairly easy project. I'm a beginning sewer and I was able to put it together without many problems. Very versatile project!
I had the pleasure of doing a test for this pattern and I must say it is so easy!! I love Carla;s patterns because she walks you through every step and provides plenty of pictures! You can't go wrong with this cute romper it is so versatile and with the girly option for the ruffle what's not to love!
Carla has done it again!!! This is an excellent pattern. Carla is very thorough with each step of romper- making- fun! Final result is a great outfit that is versatile and really cute, too! Thanks, Carla!
This is such a fun, easy and fabulous pattern! Carla is amazing at creating patterns and this one is no different! The reversible feature is perfect for little kids too :) I loved adding ruffles for my little girl too...TOO cute!
WONDERFUL and EASY! Carla has created another great pattern. If you are a beginner or an advance seamstress, these step by step instructions will help you create an adorable, versatile, and professional looking romper.
This is such a great pattern! It's so nice to find one for the boys! Great directions, turns out beautifully!
I was a bit nervous about spending the money on this pattern, but I finished my first reversible romper in 3 hours (with many interruptions) and it turned out adorably! I can't wait to make more for my little guy. I love that it is so thorough, even explaining how to choose fabrics that will work together and the picture detail was awesome. Thank you!