Sew: Easy burp cloths.
Made from white flannel and gingham ribbon.
Absorbent but not too thick and diapery.
We have lots of babies arriving at this time in our lives.
And I'm fairly certain most newborns probably receive enough clothing to dress 10 babies so I opt for making a monogrammed terrycloth travel pouch and burp cloths:
Along with some travel size baby body products - everything fits perfect in the pouch:
For the complete tutorial on how-to make the pouch click here.
The pouch measures 12"w x 8"h x 1.5"at bottom and the blue seersucker lining:
matches the monogram:
The L is for Luke.
Here's how I made the burp cloths:
1. Cut one yard of white flannel into 6 equal parts.
Zig zag stitch around all raw edges:
2. Pin ribbon into place, 2.5" inches from one edge:
3. Straight stitch ribbon in place on top and bottom edges, folding cut ends up under itself.
Ready to go.
The terrycloth pouches are good for both boys and girls:
For boys I sew just the monogram:
And girls get the added pretty ruffle detail:
Now these babies are ready for some travel!
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