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accent pillow case baby burlap housewarming gift DIY Fitted Sheet for Pack ‘n Play customized gifts for mom

2020-03-05 19:01:00 custom design gift for mom

Whatever you call it (porta crib, playpen, playard, pack n play, portable baby jail) and however you use it (travel cribaccent pillow case baby burlap housewarming gift, baby containment unit, toy storage), you know it gets dirty. I notice, especially when traveling, that the fabric doesn’;t seem that comfy for baby either. When Scarlet was just 12 weeks old we took her cross-country to visit family and she slept in an old travel crib dug up from someone’;s garage. The only thing we had to cover the dirty bottom of it was a big fluffy blanket that didn’;t seem safe for such a young one, so of course I didn’;t sleep the whole week worrying she was going to suffocate. Never again! Sheets for these aren’;t readily available, so I thought I’;d show you how to make a play yard sheet. I think it’;s super simple, let me know if you give it a try.

Get the full DIY Pack ‘;n Play Sheet tutorial after the jump…;DIY Pack ‘;N Play Sheet Tutorial

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This sheet fits myCombi Jazz Play Yard“;mattress”; which is pretty standard and measures 36″; X 26.5″; (they’;re all around 30″;x40″;), but the sheet is forgiving so if yours is within the general ballpark this sheet should work fine.

1. Wash, dry and cut your fabric. Add 7 inches to the length and to the width of your mattress, so i cut a piece of fabric43″; X 33.5″;. And a piece of 3/4″; elastic 60″; long.2. Fold it in half lengthwise and then widthwise so it looks like this:On the outside corner, the one with no folds, cut a 3.5″; square through all the layers.Your item now looks like this:3. Line up the cut edges at one corner and sew them togetherwith right sides facing:Repeat on all four corners.

4. Along the bottom of your sheet, fold the fabric 1/4″; to the inside and iron, then 1″; and iron, and pin in place. Starting next to a corner, sew all the way around with a straight stitch, leaving a hole and backstitching and the beginning and end.5. Thread your piece of 3/4″; elastic through the hole and all the way around. It helps to pin one side of it to an ironing board or some other surface and to use a safety pin to feed it through:Pull it out and sew both sides together with a stretch stitch or a zig zag stitch.Close the hole by sewing across the opening with a straight stitch.

You’;re done!It looks like this from the bottom:And like this from the top:Place your homemade playpen sheet on the mattress. Yay!

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