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Re-pursposing: Drool Bib

Do you have a drooler? Is your baby teething and you just can’t keep the front of their clothes dry? I talked to my sister several weeks ago and her little lady has this problem.
Teething is su ch a bummer.
But all of the bibs she has are huge and cover all of her sweet little outfits. We don’t want that, do we? So I made her a couple of bibs using some knit from an expired (haha…) shirt…..and smaller than most other bibs.

They’re small and simple……perfect for the average drooler. (If your baby drools excessively, you may need a plastic/vinyl backing.)

I just cut around one of our bibs as a guide…..but then really shortened it and took it in a bit at the sides too.

Then I cut out 2 of these shapes from a knit shirt.

The I sewed the two pieces right sides together, leaving the the bottom open.

Then I trimmed the corners and clipped the curves. And then I turned the bib right side out, tucking in the raw edges of the opening, and sewed all the way around the bib……very close to the edge.

And finally, I attached a flower and a snap……..and we’re done. (I made the flower the same way that I made this flower here. Just smaller.) You can add anything you’d like, really. Go ahead and get creative. I tried to keep it simple so that it could accompany any sort of outfit. Not really necessary…….but sometimes you want your sweet little lovely’s to have coordinating outfits. :)

Go on, make some for your own munchkins.

Ashley Johnston

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Ashley Johnston is a professional DIY costume maker, sewist, crafter, and owner of Make It & Love It. She is a mom of 5 and a wife to a very patient (with the craft clutter) husband. In case you’re wondering, she always chooses crafting/sewing/designing over mopping/dusting/wiping base boards……but bathrooms/laundry/full bellies are always attended to. Whew!

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