Diapers-to-Burp Cloths

Diapers-to-Burp Cloths

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers. Free project instructions to embroider a towel border with an animal design.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.


Turn a simple cloth diaper into a burp cloth with just a few simple steps! Burp cloths are a fabulous gift for new moms and dads, and these burp cloths feature fun fabric and embroidery embellishments for an extra sweet look.
 

Project Needs & Notes

- 14" x 20" cloth diapers
  (pre-folded Gerber diapers)
-
1/3 yard flannel or Kona cotton
-
Medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer
-
Air-erase marking pen

For this tutorial, we use the Zebra Stack design. Find even more children and nursery designs here.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.


Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Hoop flannel or Kona cotton with a piece of cutaway stabilizer.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Embroider the design.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Draw a box around the design, leaving 1 1/4" of fabric on each side.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Cut out the shape. It is not necessary to cut the stabilizer away.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Fold the edges of the fabric under by 1/4" inch, and press.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Place the embroidered fabric on the diaper, right in the center. Pin in place.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Use a zigzag stitch to sew the embroidered fabric onto the diaper.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Because the fabric is embroidered then stitched to the diaper, the back of the burp cloth is nice and neat.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Add short borders to the ends of the diaper.

The diaper is 14" wide, so you'll want to add 1" for a seam allowance. Cut pieces of fabric that are 15" x 6".

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Fold the fabric lengthwise, right sides together.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Sew a 1/2" seam along the short ends.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Turn the fabric right side out and press.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Turn the sides of the open edge 1/2" in to the wrong side, and press.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Slide an end of the diaper into the pocket, and stitch a 1/4" seam along the folded edge, and a second 1/4" down.

Repeat for the other end.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
These adorable burp cloths are an essential item for parents, and the perfect gift for a baby shower! Use the embroidery to personalize each burp cloth for its new owner.


Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
 
Diapers-to-Burp Cloths

Diapers-to-Burp Cloths

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers. Free project instructions to embroider a towel border with an animal design.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.


Turn a simple cloth diaper into a burp cloth with just a few simple steps! Burp cloths are a fabulous gift for new moms and dads, and these burp cloths feature fun fabric and embroidery embellishments for an extra sweet look.
 

Project Needs & Notes

- 14" x 20" cloth diapers
  (pre-folded Gerber diapers)
-
1/3 yard flannel or Kona cotton
-
Medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer
-
Air-erase marking pen

For this tutorial, we use the Zebra Stack design. Find even more children and nursery designs here.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.


Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Hoop flannel or Kona cotton with a piece of cutaway stabilizer.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Embroider the design.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Draw a box around the design, leaving 1 1/4" of fabric on each side.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Cut out the shape. It is not necessary to cut the stabilizer away.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Fold the edges of the fabric under by 1/4" inch, and press.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Place the embroidered fabric on the diaper, right in the center. Pin in place.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Use a zigzag stitch to sew the embroidered fabric onto the diaper.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Because the fabric is embroidered then stitched to the diaper, the back of the burp cloth is nice and neat.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Add short borders to the ends of the diaper.

The diaper is 14" wide, so you'll want to add 1" for a seam allowance. Cut pieces of fabric that are 15" x 6".

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Fold the fabric lengthwise, right sides together.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Sew a 1/2" seam along the short ends.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Turn the fabric right side out and press.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Turn the sides of the open edge 1/2" in to the wrong side, and press.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
Slide an end of the diaper into the pocket, and stitch a 1/4" seam along the folded edge, and a second 1/4" down.

Repeat for the other end.

Free project instructions on how to create burp cloths out of cloth diapers.
These adorable burp cloths are an essential item for parents, and the perfect gift for a baby shower! Use the embroidery to personalize each burp cloth for its new owner.


Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
 
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