Tutorial: Bias Tie Baby Bib by Guest Blogger Littlest Pretty Things

Tutorial: Bias Tie Baby Bib by Guest Blogger Littlest Pretty Things

We’re excited to welcome back Heather of Littlest Pretty Things, to show us how she makes these adorable bias trimmed baby bibs.  Take it away Heather!
Now that we’ve made our own bias tape, it’s time to attach
it! We’re going to make a sweet little bib with a bias tape tie closure.
Instead of lining the bib we’re going to make it wipeable by using iron-on
vinyl coating – let’s get started.
First head download the free bib pattern here. Then gather your materials:
1.       Main
fabric (fat quarter is more than enough)
2.       Bias tape
(about 2 yards – you can get 2 bibs-worth from a fat quarter)
3.       Iron on
4.       Bib pattern

After making sure you iron your fabric really, really,
really well – follow the instructions from the iron-on vinyl and adhere to
your fabric. You can do this before cutting the bib if you find that to be
Attach the bias tape according to the diagram above –
neckline first, outside second. Here’s how:
1.       Align the
raw edge of the bias tape with the wrong side of the bib and pin in place.
2.       Sew the
bias tape to the bib using the fold line as a guide.
3.       Fold the
bias tape around the raw edge and top stitch it down close to the edge. Go
slow, especially around the curves.
Some hints:
Start section “2” by pinning the exact
center of the bias tape length to the bottom center of the bib.
About 10″ is a good length for the ties.

I made two bibs with different width bias bindings. The pink
foxy bib is trimmed in ¼” double folded bias tape and the blue woodland
creature bib is trimmed in ½” double folded bias tape.
You have so many options with this bib. You could skip the
vinyl coating and line with a flannel or terry. You could create a pocket and
attach to the bottom to catch drips and spills. It makes a perfect gift for
moms-to-be – or make a bunch for your own messy little one!
Thanks Heather for sharing this ADORABLE baby bib pattern and tutorial.  Check out Heather’s Blog: Littlest Pretty Things for lots of cute pictures, tutorials and more!

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Comments (8)

  • Kristy

    adorable! Thanks!

    April 4, 2013 at 7:29 pm
  • Emily Isabella

    So CUTE! Beautiful work Heather!

    April 4, 2013 at 8:39 pm
  • E Hayes

    Love it! Definitely going to try it 🙂

    April 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm
  • Sandy

    This is so cute! Would it be okay if I pinned this to my Sewing board on Pinterest?

    April 25, 2013 at 12:57 pm
  • Dhiman Sarkar

    The more the merrier, right? In fact, when it come to baby gifts are more about quantity than quality. Well, babies may not know what they’re getting but their parents do. Therefore, make everyone happy by giving as many gifts as possible.

    May 12, 2013 at 7:29 am
  • Rob O'Neill

    All of those cute little things that the baby may have/owned will be mean so much for parents. Baby gifts are the most precious gifts parents could give to their little ones or people could give for their acquaintances that has a baby and it will be better if it comes in many quantities. I think it is true that baby gifts is more about quantity than quality.

    May 16, 2014 at 6:23 am
  • Leo Woer

    Adjustable Silicone Baby Bib – this BPA free rubber bib is very stylish and environmentally friendly and can safely be washed in the dishwasher. It protects baby's clothes and is very easy to clean. You can buy this kind of Silicone Baby Bib in this site http://lemikdk.com/baby-child/.

    December 10, 2014 at 2:51 am
  • Angela Jackson

    This is a great project for a bib. Did you try and consider putting snap buttons instead? They are much easier to attach and are really secure.


    December 12, 2014 at 6:16 am

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