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Dinomite (A Baby Bib So Easy I Did It)

I've been making little items for my little guy.  He's scheduled to arrive in 2-3 weeks!  So, it's crunch time! 
I've been working on bibs for my little guy.  I've tried a few different tutorials, but being a true novice to sewing, I've struggled with finding one that I can actually make look cute.  I finally found one that was simple enough for me with some modification.  It's not professional quality but it is definitely functional and made with love!

Here's my third attempt at a baby bib. If I can do it, I'm sure you can.

Items needed:

  • Pattern (Sew4Home)
  • Pins
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors 
  • Sewing Machine
  • Fabric (two pieces of fabric measuring 14" x 14")
Steps:

  1. With both pieces right sides facing, fold in half. 
  2. Align the pattern foldline and the fold.  Then, pin the pattern to the fabric.
  3. Cut around the fabric.
  4. Unpin and unfold the fabric.  
  5. Pin both pieces together right sides facing.  Leave openings at the bottom (for turning on right side) and at the top (adding ties)
  6. Sew a 1/4" seam around the edges.  Do not sew the openings.
  7. Turn the bib right side out.  
  8. Fold the bottom edges in. Sew closed with a 1/4" seam.
  9. Cut two pieces of ribbon 6" long.
  10. Insert one piece of ribbon into each opening at the top.  Fold in the edges.
  11. Sew a 1/4" seam (reverse stitch).
  12. Iron the bib.
Time Required:
30 minutes

Check out my bib (before ironing).  I love the size.  I'm proud that it actually looks functional - a vast improvement from my other attempts.




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