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Kerchief bibs are sew easy! They take 5 minutes to cut up, 5 minutes to sew and 5 minutes to place a snap or closure. That's only 15 minutes for the entire thing! Straight sewing only needed and very little fabric.
You can add fancy snaps as I did but if you don't have a snap setter, add some velcro, it's readily available and easy to sew in.
These bibs are trending right now as new mom's like how different they look than a traditional bib.
Bibs made ready for gift giving
I have made lots of them!
Pretty pearlized snaps help to add colour and easy closures to these bibs. The Snap Setter www.snapsource.com/snaps/snap-sets/pearl-snap-sets/ is my go to tool for putting on snaps for all of my projects, I highly recommend it. This makes it easy to add snaps to your project with just a small "ladies" hammer.
What you will need to make your kerchief bib:
Kerchief Bib for Babies- Free Pattern Download click here or click on the shop tab above and free patterns
A Fat quarter or less of 100% cotton fabric
A small piece of flannel or minky for a soft lining against the baby
snaps or velcro
thread to match
How to make the kerchief bib:
Cut out the pattern from the free pattern download
Cut one of outside cotton
Cut one of lining
Sew 1/4" from the edge with both fabrics right side together, leave a 2" gap for turning
Clip curves and turn to the right side
Use a turning tool to smooth edges and press
Slip stitch gap closed by hand recommended
Top stitch 3/8" from the edge of the bib
Use velcro or snaps for closure at marked neck area
Make more... they take no time at all and admire your efforts.
Stack a few up and wrap them for a very useful gift.
Hi I'm Robin and I am a professional long arm quilter, pattern designer and teacher. I am passionate about all things quilty!
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