I was recently asked by my dear friend Nicole for some advice for a baby shower gift, she and I went back and forth a little bit, but ultimately I remembered these amazing burp cloths that she had lent me when my son was a baby. Now, I'm not giving her NEARLY enough credit. My son wears a hand-me-down at least every day (usually the entire outfit, I wont lie!) that was once worn by Nicole's two sons. I love the sharing. So does my wallet. And I've since been able to lend the clothing stash to friends & my sister in law for their sons!
SO, I decided to make a couple burp cloths and special items for Nicole's shower gift.
Her friend has a jungle/safari theme, and as soon as I saw this fabric I fell in love!
|I made three burp cloths, and a special "lovie" with ribbon "tags"|
|Nicole's friend is a yoga instructor, so here's hoping for a very zen baby.|
|I also made this matching Lovie, I decided to use ribbon as "tags" because kids just LOVE the tags.|
1) Pick two fabrics that you love.
|This is to show you that I ultimately used a spare piece of ribbon to determine the spacing between each one...it made it a tad easier.|
6) Pin the layers together. Sew 1/4" seam around the edge, leaving an opening to flip right side...you will probably have to leave a few pins in the ribbons and simply carefully sew the opening shut.