Dear Dad :: Best Bib on the Block


This cute and fast little project is a great one for new dads. Pellon® Project Designer Kim Niedzwiecki of My Go-Go Life developed a fantastic baby bib tutorial that can be made in less than an hour! Customize one for your new little one in Dad’s favorite colors, or try a little embroidery or appliqué to add a personal message.

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Best Bib on the Block
These bibs are cute, durable, and have been tested by hundreds of happy babies! They are easy to construct and incredibly functional. You’ll want to send one to alll of your new parents friends! Change up the look with different patterns and color combinations to suit the needs of each individual baby.

Materials List
— Two 15″ x 13″ rectangles of Cotton fabric
— Optional: One 7-1/2″ x 13″ top piece and one 9″ x 13″ bottom piece for two-toned bib variation front
— One 15″ x 13″ rectangle Pellon® Nature’s Touch™ 100% Cotton Batting
— 1/2 yard Pellon® 830 Easy Pattern®
— 50wt Thread
— Resin Snaps or Velcro

* samples used fabrics from Asbury by Thomas Knauer for Andover Fabrics.

Tools List
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here.

Check out this cute little dad-themed example made using Kim’s tutorial:

We’d love to see what you make, so be sure to post a photo on our Facebook page OR share with our ‘Made with Pellon®‘ flickr group!

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About Kim:
Kim is an energetic, incredibly kind and endlessly thoughtful lady. She is mom to four and wife to one. She discovered her love for sewing shortly after her last child was born and hasn’t looked back since. She is driven and inspired and is always looking toward the next fabulous project, documenting it all through her blog, My Go-Go Life.

Find Kim online:


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