For all of you who thought the Sweet Treat Towels from Monday would be the perfect birthday gift for a friend, I have another little project for you that would make the perfect gift for a boy baby shower. These little Necktie Burp Cloths use the same basic appliqué techniques as the towels, so even a beginner can easily do this project.
Start with some quality pre-folded cloth diapers, some fabric of your choice, & some Heat n Bond or other iron-on adhesive.
Next, make a 2-piece pattern of a tie, cutting on a fold to make it symmetrical.
Following the instructions on the package, iron the Heat n Bond to the back of your fabrics & use the pattern to cut out the tie.
Then, peel the backing off the adhesive & iron the tie onto the bottom half of a cloth diaper.
Lastly, just sew a zig-zag stitch around the border of the tie. You may want to use a contrasting thread color to get a nice outline for the tie.
That's all there is to it! So, dust off the sewing machine & whip up a few of these for a sweet baby boy gift.
I'll be sharing this how-to with some of these sites.