Category Archives: monogram

Gifts for new babies

A friend’s sister ordered this onesie for baby Zooey- a Z monogram on the front…


and a girlie owl on the back (sorry about the blown out picture)!


My college friend Jess ordered a burrito blankie for her new nephew, whose nursery is blue and white.


So many new little babies!


Farmer’s Market Bag


I made this farmer’s market bag for a friend out of some remnant canvas and some cute Mary Engelbreit herb fabric for the lining and handle. 


I had some scraps so I made a little fabric applique tag with her initial to go along. 🙂

Minky Bib, Burp Cloth and Onesie

My cousin just had a sweet baby girl named Vallie! I’m always excited by the arrival of girlies in my family so I can make PINK stuff!


I used a minky polka dot remnant I’d been saving for no occasion in particular to make a bib, and monogrammed and lined it with a fun pink cotton.


To round out the gift, I whipped up a matching diaper burp cloth and onesie.


Now, to get my hands on that sweet baby!

Oh, Baby!


FIVE mommies in our playgroup are expecting their babies during the month of May. For our very full shower, I created a little something for each mommy- a sleeper with each girl baby’s initial and a duckie for the two boy babies- yet unnamed. I tied the sleepers around burp cloths that I made in coordinating fabrics. Simple but fun!


Monkey Stitch Monograms

I just linked to a MckLinky on Kelly’s Korner for shops that sell monogrammed baby/kids’ items. Although we’ll do just about any design you could think up here at Monkey Stitch, about 1/3 of all our applique orders are for monograms. I thought I’d put up a post of some of my favorite past monogrammed/name personalized items.

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Be sure to check out our info page for more details and our product gallery to see even more examples!

As a bonus, email us at with the subject line It’s Spring! for 10% off your total order now until April 15.

Monkeys, Tigers and Elephants, Oh My!

Mr. R got some special treats for his 3rd birthday…


His mama designed a very special #3 shirt…


and also requested an R shirt with a matching crown for the birthday boy!


And Mrs. L will be getting her very own monogrammed tote!

Merry Christmas!

Monkey Stitch has had a busy holiday season working on Christmas gifts for the many orders we got! We have been so thrilled to work on these special creations for you guys- thank you!

Here’s a sampling of what’s gone out!

Our biggest order ever- five shirts for five boys (cousins from 2 families) all 4 and under. (And a taggie square for the baby. 🙂 Wow! I loved the idea of the rookie shirt for the littlest. This was so fun, Tiffany!

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A poinsettia shirt- we used metallic gold thread and it came out really shining. I have a new obsession with metallic thread, now!


An initial shirt for little Gracie, the god daughter of one a friend.


Butterfly and train shirts, and a snowflake beanie for R’s nieces and nephews!




Elephant, Caterpillar, and Butterfly onesies for several of Erin’s friends with new babies.

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A reversible fabric headband


A lavender rice heat therapy bag


And a tie onesie for my little guy 🙂