I’m doing some serious scrap busting this week for a baby shower. Today I’m making Baby Burp Cloths, using hand towels. When babies spit up, it’s usually completely gross and a disastrous mess. What better to clean up the catastrophe than a hand towel? Purchase the hand towels at the Dollar Store to save some serious money. I hope it is unnecessary for me to state this, but if you are giving these as a baby gift, please do not make them with your used, stained hand towels.
Skill level: Beginner
11″ by 17″ rectangle of flannel
New Hand Towel- one without prints, preferably white or cream
Being by cutting out the 11″ by 17″ rectangle from the hand towel. I used an old burp cloth as a template to get my dimensions.
Use the cut hand towel portion to cut a matching rectangle of flannel.
Place the hand towel and flannel piece right sides together. Pin and sew, using a 1/2″ seam allowance. Be sure to leave an opening of at least a few inches to turn.
Clip the corners and trim seams. Turn right side out.
Pin the opening closed, being sure the seam allowance is inwardly turned. Sew around the perimeter of the burp cloth 1/4″ from the edge.
Mark 4″ from each edge of the burp cloth. Mark this all the way down the length of the cloth.