HOW-TO MAKE A TOWEL BIB
by sara from sewsara
i absolutely love towel bibs for my son and was thrilled when sara emailed me her how-to about making them! i quickly custom ordered a few from her etsy shop. the bibs arrived with appliqued animals and his name too. i never knew a towel bib could be so cute. read on for sara's fabulous bib photo tutorial. they make a perfect baby shower gift, since you can never have enough.
As a mom of three, I'm always on the lookout for cute towels to make bibs for my kids. I usually can't find them so instead I sell bibs like this. But those kind are way more time consuming. The towel makes it so much easier. And these are my favorite because they last forever -- even my 5-yr-old and 3-yr-old still wear them when we eat spaghetti (they call them "spaghetti bibs") or do when they do art projects! Now that baby Simon (my 6-month-old) is tasting his first foods, he's wearing them, too. And I can just wipe his face with the towel bib ... it's great. So, keep your eye out for cute towels! I always look in the kitchen and bath sections while browsing stores.
I found this polka dot towel at the dollar store, so I pre-washed it to make sure it didn't fall apart. So far, so good. I guess we'll see if it stands the test of time. Here are the steps to sew your very own towel bib. You'll be shocked at how simple it can be!
If you make your own towel bib, I'd love to hear from you! Happy sewing.
images from sara.
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