Lay the fabric on a large surface. If you are using the same fabric for the lining fold the material two width wise.
Make the template to match the bassinet mattress and add 4.
Diy bassinet cover. Additional sheets can be purchased for 9 15. July 9 2017 july 17 2017 keystonepeach. Start by placing the mattress onto your fabric.
This bassinet cover can be made to fit any size bassinet. Create boxed edges into which you will fit your mattress corners. Forget the flourishes and frippery cover the bassinet in a black and white striped skirt with a red border and tie red and white polka dot grosgrain ribbon bows around the rim.
See more ideas about bassinet diy baby stuff baby bassinet. Also what parent couldn t use some extra sheets when baby decides to spit up or have a blow out. I ended up making one bassinet lining part that goes around the outside edge and two fitted sheets for the little bassinet mattress in the bottom i made two because i figured these would need to be cleaned more often.
I didn t measure anything because bassinets vary in size so just pull the pad out of the bassinet and lay it on the fabric. I used a variety of timber oregon merbu cypress pine and victorian ash all of which i salvaged from worksite skips and hard rubbish collection p. Add a half inch to each of the measurements for seam allowances.
So simple to make with only a yard of fabric. Jun 25 2014 explore niki slay s board bassinet diy followed by 128 people on pinterest. Step 5 creating boxed edges.
This will form the inside of the liner for the bassinet. I used flannel because it s soft and doesn t feel cold to a baby s skin. You will also need thread 2 1 2 yards of 1 inch elastic 5 yards of 1 inch lace and 5 yards of 5 inch lace.
The idea of building my baby boys bassinet felt like a perfect way for me to welcome him into our lives. Bassinet insert cover diy. Stitch together the ends of the sides of the bassinet liner.
Hem the two pieces of the inside of the liner to the base of the liner. Unfortunately the only before photos i have are of my cat in the bassinet and are really poor quality but i wanted to show how worn out the old cover was. Make a template out of cardboard or stiff paper then cut squares from each fabric corner using you custom made template.
For a bassinet cover of this size you will need 5 yards of material and 5 yards of fabric lining 36 inches in a yard. Add a matching minky backed blanket for 35. It lines the inside of your bassinet with chevron minky and comes with one hot pink minky sheet.
Cut around the pad leaving about a 2 inch border depending on how thick your mattress is. Revamp that hand me down bassinet with a new insert cover.