Thursday, June 17, 2010

Baby / Toddler Bibs

I made this bib especially for my daughter as her usual bibs use velcro fastening. The velcro seemed to annoy her quite a lot. She would say "it's itchy on my neck mum". I started looking for different types of fasteners to use. I wanted something that is easy to take off and not too difficult to apply. I was browsing in my favorite craft store the other day and I found this snap lock fitting. That would be perfect for my project I thought!.

So I came up with the idea to make her bibs without binding but decorations around the edges with ric-rac. I traced the pattern from her original bibs and made it slightly larger to allow for the seam on the tracing paper.

For the fabric I began using some scraps until I was confident enough to use my favourite design fabrics. In the future I will try to make a tutorial about this. As long as you can sew a basic blanket you will find it easy peasy:) Of course you need to pay extra attention when you sew the ric-rac. My personal preference is a bigger size for the ric-rac so it's easier to sew around this kind of bib.

I love mixing polka dot fabrics to compliment my designer fabrics as they are so simple and match very easly.

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7 comments:

  1. The birds fabric is so nice! I love the town fabric too!

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  2. thanks, they were US designer fabrics :)

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  3. How cute! ^^

    Thanks for visiting my blog :)

    Salam kenal,
    iNa

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  4. motif baby bips nya mbak....aku mauuuuuuuu...hihihihi

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  5. @Ina: sama2 ya...
    @Puri: ini designernya Alexander Hendry.

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  6. what a lovely blog...
    i love the fabric print pattern, cuty cuty cuty...

    xoxo
    dita

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