cuddle fleece Free Project Idea cuddle fleece BURP CLOTHS BURP CLOTHS (continued) Difficulty Rating- Easy Medium Difficult sc 45 supplies 9. Turn the burp cloth right side out, making sure to pull the corners out square, and then press flat using the iron. Tuck in the open seam for a nice even edge. • 10-1/2 x 9-1/2” 10. Finally, top stitch around the edge of the burp cloth using a zigzag patterned cotton fabric or decorative stitch to ensure that the opening is sewn shut. • 9 x 9-1/2” coordinating accent cotton fabric • 18-1/2 x 9-1/2” chenille or minky fabric • flat-fold cloth diaper • 20” satin or grosgrain ribbon • matching thread • straight pins • iron • sewing machine supplies directions: 1. Fold the accent fabric in half and cut to form two 4-1/2” x 9-1/2” pieces. • white burp cloth • 17" x 5" Cuddle Fleece • thread Pin the accent fabric to either end of the pattern fabric (along the 9-1/2” • pins ends), making sure that the right sides of fabrics are facing together. 2. Sew both seams 1/4” from the edge of the fabric. Using an iron, press the seams open on the back of the burp cloth. 3. Cut the ribbon into two 10” lengths. Pin the ribbon over both seams on the directions: front of the burp cloth and then sew along ribbon edges. 4. Fold the cloth diaper into thirds and then press flat using the iron. the folded diaper should measure 9-1/2” wide. 5. Trim the diaper to measure 18-1/2” long. The cotton diaper provides absorbency. 1. Cut Cuddle Fleece 17" x 5". 6. Lay the cotton fabric on the minky fabric, making sure the right sides are 2. Place Cuddle Fleece in center of burp cloth so the short ends are even with facing each other. Minky chenille is a super soft, luxury fabric, this will make edges of burp cloth. up the portion of the burp cloth. That will be against baby’s skin. Place the 3. Pin in place. folded cloth diaper under the minky fabric and pin all of the layers together. 4. Do a Zig Zag or Blanket Stitch close to the edge of Cuddle Fleece all the 7. Sew all of the layers together, stitching 1/4” from the edge of the fabric. way around. Leave a small opening for turning. 8. Clip the points of each of the corners of the burp cloth, to make for easier turning. Avoid clipping the stitching. Continued on next page........ Check out www.craftsdirect.com for more project ideas!