ALL FREE Sewing Tutorials  -  DIY Crafting  -  Design & Make Your Own Clothes  -  Holidays & Home  - 

Quilting  -  Sewing Machines & More  -  Teach Others To Sew! - Just For Kids


Take a Sewing Class With Us!


What Sewing Machine Should I Buy?
We use Brother Project RUNWAY Limited Edition Sewing Machines.
Visit Love To Sew Studio's profile on Pinterest.


Sewing back music video a parady of Justin Timberlake's Sexy Back by Jamie Marie Harris at Love to Sew Studio.
We made this Music Video Just Because It Was Fun To Do!


Sewing and Making Robes, Bath Robes, and House Coats

Here is Alexandra and her housecoat or house robe that she made from appliquéd fleece. Great job...This was her first time working from a commercial pattern.


Sewing House Robes - Sewing house robes is very rewarding.  They are something to just hang out around the house in and snuggle up in and watch your favorite TV show with.  In general, making a house robe is for the intermediate sewer.  Beginners should attempt something more simpler like shorts or a skirt with an elastic waistband before attempting a house robe.
Best Fabric to Use - The best type of fabric to make a handmade house robe would be: for summer; terry-cloth, light weight cotton, gauze, or silk.  For winter; flannel, fleece, and a heavier cotton or terry-cloth.
Easy type Pattern - An easier type of pattern would be like the robe shown above. The sleeves were NOT set-in-sleeves and no closure was made.  The robe just wraps around the body and is held on by a belt.
Difficult type Pattern A more difficult pattern for a house coat would be one with a closure instead of a belt, or one with a more difficult collar, or one with set-in-sleeves. Or just a real fancy one like shown below on actress Natalie Portman.
Pattern Pieces - House robes come in a large variety of patterns.  Most patterns will have about 6-12 pattern pieces.
Cost & Fabric Usage Food terry cloth, velour, and fleece can cost  quite a bit of money for a house robe especially since you will need about 2 - 2 1/2 yards or more of fabric.
Comments - Whether you call it a house robe, house coat, or bath robe, they are comfy and fun to make. I recommend intermediate sewers to make a project like this.


You can find house robe sewing patterns at any local fabric store. Cotton, Fleece, and Flannel work well in making a handmade house robe or bath robe. Fleece and Flannel will stay soft wash after wash and are great for winter robes.  Silk and cotton robes are better for summer time.


Alyssa made this beautiful silk house robe.  The fabric came from a student who lives in Hong Kong and comes to summer camp every year.


Look at this beautiful night robe that Natalie Portman wore in star wars.


Would you like to see your Handmade House Robe Photo on Click Here


Sewing Clothes Info Page

Sewing Tips

Advance Sewing Tips

Why Sew Your Own Clothes?






Search Love To Sew Studio

Make a Dog Bandana
Learn to Sew a Skirt
Make a Raggedy Quilt
How to Price Your Handmade Crafts
Submit a Photo
Can an Online Business Degree Help Me in a Sewing & Fashion Career
Online Fashion Merchandising Degree
Personalized Sewing Labels
How to Gather Seams
Your First Steps in Learning to Sew
Techniques in Garment Construction
Recycled Jeans
Family Recipes
American Girl Doll
Choosing a Sewing Machine
Costume Design

Find Love to Sew Studio on:
Facebook for Love to Sew Studio, Judi Montgomery HarrisLike us on Facebook Pinterest boards for Love to Sew Studio, Judi Harris.See our Pins! See the tweets from Love to Sew Studio.Follow us on Twitter! Love to sew studio youtube videos on learn to sew tutorialsSee our Videos!
Etsy for Love to Sew Studio, Judi Harris, hand sewn itemsVisit our Etsy Shop! sign up for Love to Sew Studio's free news letterJoin our email Newsletter! Instagram for Love to Sew Studio, see lots of things that our students and readers sewed.Follow us on Instagram!



See Our Etsy Shop: Because we can't keep everything we make!


Learn to Sew

Learn to Sew Videos

Privacy Policy

Learn to Make a Raggedy Quilt

Learn to Sew Your Own Clothes


If you are redistributing content or photos from our site for another website or blog you must provide prominent link backs to the source pages used on  If you are using any content or photos from our site to copy, share, or use for any other reason, you need prior permission from the author. Most requests are granted. Thank you.

For further information or questions: Email us @ copyright 2003-2015 All Rights Reserved.