FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern

Free Baby Burp Cloth Pattern

Learn how to sew an easy adorable burp cloth with this free pattern and step by step tutorial.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

If you’ve been following along with me for awhile, then you know I’m completely obsessed with sewing for babies! I get giddy when I find out one of my friends is expecting and I start sewing like a crazy person! I actually keep a box full of handmade baby gifts just for baby showers!

The best part about sewing for babies is that you can use up your scraps and the projects come together so quickly!

 I promised you all a bundle of free baby sewing patterns and this is the next one on the list!

Be sure to check out this post for a Free Top Knot Baby Hat Pattern!

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy
Burp cloths are a must have item with a new baby! I’m of the opinion that they should be just as cute as they are functional.

SUPPLIES

Free Burp Cloth Pattern

2 Fat Quarters of Quilting Cotton

Scissors or Rotary Cutter and Cutting Mat

Pins

Sewing Machine

Coordinating Thread

Thermoweb Fabric Fuse Glue

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

PRINT & ASSEMBLE

Download the free pattern to your computer, open up the PDF and print the pattern at full size. Print two of the patterns, cut them out and tape them together to create a full-sized pattern. Alternatively, print one pattern and cut the fabric on the fold.

Lay the pattern on top of two  pieces of cotton fabric. If your fabric is directional make sure that the fabric is facing the correct direction.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy
CUTTING 

Cut around the entire burp cloth. If you plan on making multiple burp cloths you can make a stack of fabric and cut through multiple layers to save time. I always suggest making more than one at a time because assembly line production/sewing is much faster than cutting and sewing one at a time.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

ASSEMBLY

Place the fabrics with right sides facing each other and pin around the entire burp cloth.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy
SEWING

With a 3/8th’s inch seam allowance sew the burp cloth front and back together. Leave a 2-3 inch gap open for turning.

Sewing around a curve can be a little bit tricky for a beginner! I like to keep my needle in the down position and lift my presser foot with my right hand while I gently turn the fabric with my left hand as I go around a curve.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

CLIPPING

Clip into the seam allowance getting close to, but not through the stitching line. Clipping into the curve of the burp cloth will allow the fabric to lay flat once its been turned right side out, reducing any pulling that might result from the curve.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

TURNING

Turn the burp cloth right side out.FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

FINISHING

To finish the opening either hand sew it closed or use Thermoweb Fabric Fuse glue along the seam allowance to close the opening.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

PRESSING

With a hot iron, press the burp cloth using plenty of steam.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

Wasn’t that easy?!?  Don’t forget to grab the coordinating free patterns below to make the perfect baby bundle!

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy
Get the Top Knot Baby Hat HERE.

Free Easy Baby Top Knot Hat Sewing Pattern with Video and Photo Tutorial

Get the Baby Bandana Bib pattern HERE.

FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern featured by top US sewing blog, Sweet Red Poppy

4 thoughts on “FREE Baby Burp Cloth Pattern”

  1. I was able to download the pattern by clicking on the words “Free Burp Cloth Pattern” (the title in pink lettering). Hope this helps!

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