BABY BIB PATTERN

2.17.2009

These bibs make the perfect baby gift. Not only are they fun to make, but they are original and no one else will have the same one. Download a free pdf version of the bib pattern here (right click to download). Feel free to use this pattern for personal use, but please do not sell it.

MATERIALS:
13 inches of flannel (choose 2 different patterns or colors)
2 packages of Bias Tape (Maxi Piping) or Wide RicRac
snaps
matching thread

INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Place flannel right sides together and lay on a flat surface. Iron.
2. Cut Bibs using pattern. Should get 4 bibs.





3. Pin on Bias Tape on one of the sides. {see picture below}. Placing tapes on the inside.



4. Sew on Bias tape using zipper foot, keeping bias tape along edge of bib pattern.



5. Place other side of bib, right sides together and pin down.





6. Sew together. Leave about 1.5-2” at top of bib so that you can turn it right side out. There will usually be about 1/2 inch of extra fabric at top when finished, so just trim that off {see picture below}.
7. Change to regular sewing foot and sew around neck and sides.



8. Cut small slits around neck {see picture below}. This will help it sit better when turned right side out.



8. Turn right side out and hand stitch the opening at top of bib.
9. Iron.
10. Follow directions on snap package to put on snaps.

1 comment:

Bry & Rach said...

hey, thanks for this! Kallie loves to rip off her Velcro bibs and scratches up her neck in the process! This will be nice! I think I will maybe add ties instead of a snap. Do you think that would work?