Easy 5 Step DIY Burp Cloth / Burp Rag
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I always knew I was a creative and crafty person but boy did that go into overdrive when I found out I was pregnant with Jamie! I wanted to make anything and everything in preparation for my little man like a quilt, minky blankets, a nursing pillow cover, bibs, and of course burp cloths.
Burp cloths are something I heard over and over that “You can never have too many!”, and because of the basic design, I knew I could make them for much cheaper than I could buy them. So I was determined to make as many as I could for cheap! Well, after coming up with a pattern, my mom and I sat down with a bunch of soft flannel fabric and busted out about 20 in one sitting.
This easy 5 step DIY burp cloth is literally the easiest and most practical sewing project for your little one, and is a perfect first sewing project if you’ve never sewn before. I did soon learn that you indeed can never have too many burp cloths so grab your supplies and get sewing!
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- My easy Burp Cloth Pattern
- Soft Flannel fabric (1 yd makes 4 burp rags)
Print and cut out my Burp Cloth Pattern, use it to cut out a front and back peice for your burp cloth.
Place your front and back pieces right sides together.
Stitch around the edge of your burp cloth using 1/2″ seam allowances leaving a 3″ opening.
Flip the burp cloth right side out through the opening, fold in the edges of the opening and iron.
Topstitch around the edge of the burp cloth (1/4″ seam allowances) sealing the opening shut.
I hope you make a million and save some serious $$! What have you made for your little one? Let me know! [themify_icon icon=”fa-heart-o” link=”http://”] Cassie Jean
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Great tutorial! My babies are not babies anymore, but I will remember this if I get some nieces or nephews!
Yes Jessica! These burp cloths are the bomb and so cheap to make which makes them perfect for baby shower gifts!
Love your simple pattern with results that look not-so-simple. Can’t wait to try it for gift-giving! Thanks.
Thanks Sheilla! You’ve got this!