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Handmade Crib Bedding for Moreaya

I have definitely caught the sewing bug. So far, I’ve made cloth diaper clutches, Easter bunny plushes, a coffee cozy or two, and even a waterproof mattress pad – and those are just the projects that I’ve blogged about!

Handmade Crib Bedding - Rail Cover

I have a project list about a mile long, but one that got bumped up pretty quickly was crib bedding for my sweet Moreaya. 

You see, she’s a second child with an older Big Sister so pretty much everything she has are hand-me-downs. Not that she minds now, but sometimes my sweet girl deserves something special! 

Well, this project actually started out as a necessity but quickly became a special one!

Chewing on Crib Rail

You see – she got Sophia’s lovely espresso crib, but she is enjoying putting her own, um, marks on it! Sophia never bit on her crib, but Moreaya sure does enjoy it! 

So, I started scouring Pinterest for my next sewing project and decided to try my hand at making handmade crib rail covers!

I pretty much made my own pattern and design as I went… Measured how far I wanted them to go down, as well as the lengths. I wanted them to be reversible {sorry you can’t see the lovely gray chevron on the underside in the pics, but believe me, it’s gorgeous too!}. 

I chose two prints that go well with the gray walls and pink stripe in the girls’ bedroom.

handmade crib bedding

I added a bit of quilt batting to my crib rail covers to give them some extra cushion and tied it all together with black ribbon! 

It turned out beautifully and I smile every time I see the lovely handmade crib bedding that I made with my own hands for my sweet baby girl!

I had a bit of extra fabric of each, so I decided to make her a matching pillowcase. She’s almost 15 months and whenever she lays in our bed she always wants her head on a pillow, so I thought it was about time to introduce one.

handmade crib bedding pillow

She doesn’t quite use it for the intended purpose every night – but it looks gorgeous laying there, that’s for sure!

And I bet you’re wondering if Moreaya likes her handmade crib bedding and rail covers… aren’t you?

handmade crib bedding

She does!

This has been my biggest sewing project to date – what’s the biggest handmade project you’ve accomplished?

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Tuesday 22nd of October 2013

[…] even made Moreaya’s Crib Bedding with a Chevron reversible print so she could be right on […]

Tiffany

Thursday 21st of March 2013

Well done! True confession: my very basic sewing machine has been sitting in its box for over a year now. So sad...

Carrie Phelps

Tuesday 19th of March 2013

I love these, you did great! I also love the patterns on the pillow case.

Sheila Bell

Tuesday 19th of March 2013

This is so adorable!!!! You are very talented and must love doing these projects! PS... the baby is adorable too~!

Jenny K

Monday 18th of March 2013

So so cute! I haven't sewed anything as big as that, but I'm currently working on 2 stuffed lambs for Grady's and Haley's Easter basket. :)