Sewing Burp Cloths Your Friends Will Remember

Sewing Burp Cloths Your Friends Will Remember

I’ve given you some really great ideas for easy last-minute baby gifts… and here’s another one. If you want to, you can make it match the Double Minky Baby Blanket, the 4 Step Baby Beanie, or Cozy Baby Legging

There’s nothing sweeter than cuddling a milk-drunk baby. When their tank is full they're so content. Sometimes my babies were so content I didn’t even want to disturb them to burp them - but it has to be done. 

Maybe you live on the wild side and don’t use a burp cloth, but I think it’s safe to say moms of new babies go through burp cloths like they go through diapers. There should always be a burp cloth at arms length in case more comes up than just a burp. (You know what I’m talking about.)

There are so many different kinds of burp cloths out there - this is just one way to sew a burp cloth for your baby or to give as a gift because you can never have too many burp cloths.

But you guys, these are so so easy, I highly recommend this project for beginning seamstresses.  I promise you can do it. And with really cute fabric - you’re going to love the way these turn out. 

I used Double Minky fabric but it isn’t absorbent so I wouldn’t use that side to wipe up messes but it is very soft and thick. 

What you’ll need to make these baby burp cloths:

  •   Regular Sewing Machine
  •   Fabric of your choice (I used Double Minky)
  •   Cotton Double Bubble Gauze Fabric (Or Gerber Burp Cloth)
  •   Thread
  •   Scissors
  •   Needle (to hand sew)

  1. Cut both pieces into the same sized square or rectangle shape. (You can make it long enough to throw over the shoulder or even mini burp cloths, totally your preference). 
  1. Put right sides together.
  1. Sew all the way around the edges leaving about a 4 inch gap.
  1. Turn it right side out.
  1. Tuck in that opening and sew it closed (like a reversed hem). 

You’re amazing! You made a burp cloth!

If you’re looking for really cute Hawaiian Designer Fabric, check out my shop

Remember, if you hand make anything as a gift - you can’t go wrong, they’re going to love it.

What a great, easy gift for anyone who is having a baby. 

If you make this please share it with me, I’d love to see what fabrics and sizes you go with. Also, remember to tag me on Instagram so we can all see what you come up with using this pattern.
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