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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Little Baby Bibs {Tutorial}


I hope I'm not being redundant by posting a second bib tutorial {you can see Kim's guest tutorial here}!  I wanted some smaller bibs for Norah, just to catch the drool...because this girl drools like crazy!  And, of course, I wanted them to be cute too, so I used some scraps, pieced them together, and came up with these bibs {you can download the pattern here!}.

I ended up buying some Shannon Cuddle/Minky locally and it is so soft {much better than the JoAnn minky I had before}, but it creates lint like no other!  Here's my easy method for making the bibs:


Helpful Tips:
  • I found it creates less lint if I just use one rectangle and brush the lint off the edge.
  • Trim the curves and turn it over the garbage can!
  • Top stitching 1/8" from each seam creates great lines of texture on the back too.
  • Make sure your Velcro is closed before washing to avoid them catching on anything


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And here is my adorable model!  My mom especially liked that her hand is on her hip!

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And even though this picture is from April!!  I thought it was too cute not to share!

If you make any bibs with this pattern, be sure to add them to our Flickr group too.

10 comments:

  1. oh so precious and the bibs are so sweet, too!

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  2. The bibs are darling, but the model steals the show ;-)

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  3. Those bibs are adorable. And your little model... well, she's just too cute! ;)

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  4. Ack, so cute!!!! And actually big enough to catch some of the drool (Elena drools like a fiend! No bib I have is big enough.).

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  5. Cool drool bibs ! I think your model is gorgeous!

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  6. Totally adorable model. Sweet bibs. I participated in a bib-a-thon a few years ago with a friend. She belongs to a charity called Touching Little Lives and the members make quilts, booties, bibs, and everything else you can think of for newborns in need. We used flannel.

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  7. Love this....thank you for sharing!!!

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  8. beautiful, love the scrap fabric in that kind of project, have a good week end

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