How to sew a bumper for the crib
You are soon expecting a new family member's birthday and want to be prepared for his appearance? So, you need a cot to a bed - linen and, of course, the bumper.
Instruction how to sew Bumper for cot
If you need a bumper in the crib for a newborn, so he must encircle the walls around the perimeter. In this case, the bumper may consist of four walls, and be continuous. If a child is already older and he comes out of the crib, is enough to make it to the three walls: the sides and rear.
Measure each side of the crib to know how long to make the product. Think about how high it should be. Baby bumper ideal half height walls, as in the first, in the first months bottom beds will be located above, and secondly, it is not necessary to restrict child access to fresh air. Bumper will protect your baby from drafts and being about 35 centimeters tall.
Select the material for the cover. First of all, it must pass the air, so is ideal for cotton fabric. Secondly, it should be combined in a range of colors with linen. And the third condition, it is very useful in the bumper are large contrasting figures. They will help develop the vision of the newborn.
Decide which of the bumper itself is made. It can be thin or thick foam padding polyester. It will protect your child from hitting the crib wall. You can make the bumper and the children's blankets, cutting it to the correct size band.
Sew the rectangles size. Do not forget to make allowances on a case by centimeter on each side. Optionally, the cover can decorate appliqués, frills or lace.
Count the number of rods in the walls of the bed. Each third or fourth bumper to be attached by means of drawstrings top and bottom. It is also required and ties at the corners of the crib.
Sew narrow ribbon of the same material. Its length should be equal to the number of required drawstrings, multiplied by twenty. Cut the ribbon into pieces of 20 centimeters. Fold each piece in half and sew the fold in place to bumper at the location that corresponds to the twig to which you bind it.
Try bumper. If everything is in order, wash it and proutyuzhte on both sides. All! The bumper is ready for use.