These burp cloths are perfect to clean up all sorts of baby messes. They are made from cotton and terry cloth. It is also a great project to up-cycle towels that you no longer use. They stitch up quickly, so in no time you can make a stack for yourself or for gifts.
The supplies listed makes 3 burp cloths.
- 0.5 meters of cotton
- 0.5 Meters of Terry cloth, or you can upcycle a towel here.
- Quarter inch presser foot
- Fabric Scissors
- Co-ordinating thread
- Measuring tape or ruler
- Fabric marker
- Cut one piece of cotton that measures 26cm x 46cm.
- Cut one piece of terry cloth or towel to 26cm x 46cm.
Seam allowance is 6mm (¼”) unless otherwise stated. Attach your quarter-inch presser foot to your machine.
- Place the terry cloth (or toweling) and the flannel right sides together. Pin (or clip) and stitch around the fabric leaving a 5cm opening for turning.
- Trim the corners, turn right side out pushing the corners out gently.
- Place on the ironing board and press, ensuring that the fabric is folded to the inside on the 5cm opening.
- Stitch around the edges of the burp cloth with a quarter inch seam allowance by aligning the outside edge of the fabric with the inside edge of the edge of the quarter inch foot.
- Tie your completed bundle together with a pretty ribbon for a thoughtful and useful gift or place them where you can quickly reach them for your own baby.