Advice 1: How to sew bumpers for Cribs

Currently in the shops of children's goods sold by a huge number of ready sets for Cribs baby. But every mother wants for their child something unusual and individual. Therefore it is best to stitch the skirting on the bed on their own, choosing the fabric is the desired color and texture. The style of the rim you can do anything - both whole and separate.
How to sew bumpers for Cribs
You will need
  • - fabric 5.5 m width 110 cm;
  • - foam 2 m width 150 cm, thickness 1 cm.
Measure the child's bed across the length and width.
Transfer these dimensions onto the fabric with a pencil. But you can certainly make the pattern on paper, whatever you like.
Cutting the fabric the whole way. All side and front parts of the rim.
Sew all the edges of the rim, with one edge not sewn.
Make a marking on the foam. The size of the foam must be less than the size of the fabric 0.5 cm from each side.
Cut out the foam.
Ready stitched foam stick in your case, through the unsewn edge.
All smoothly spread and sew the edge by hand. It will be easier to undo to remove the cover and wash.
Sew ribbon-ties on the corners and in the middle of the rim.
Finished side panel wavy ribbon.
The amount of fabric depends on its width.
Before sewing the fabric needs to be washed to eliminate the possibility of shrinkage.
Useful advice
You can take the calico, cotton, cotton.
That was easy to stick in the foam case, it can be covered with satin or lining fabric.

Advice 2: How to sew most everything in the crib

If you don't want to buy kid's bed linen and the side in the crib, you can do it yourself. To create a unique design of the bed the child should have only sewing skills on the sewing machine at the beginner level and, of course, desire.
How to sew most everything in the crib
First make the measurements of the crib. Standard sleeper baby is 120 cm in length and 60 in width. First stitch the side in the crib. They represent the rectangles that bound to all four sides of the crib ribbons, their goal is to protect the baby from hitting the wooden parts. Choose fabric for the boards. It can be with the addition of synthetic fibers, as long as the material was thick enough. Also purchase 4 zipper that you sew in the side, and thin foam on a solid substrate to fill the sides, so they will keep shape.
Make pattern boards. Two small planes have dimensions of 60 by 40 cm, two long борта120 40. Each Board is a plain bag with zipper, sewn on the long side, which is inserted into the foam of the appropriate size. Before sew the sides of each Board, attach to the inside bent in half tape length of 60 cm and a width of from 3 to 7 cm Place tape on the four edges of the Board, long Board, add two strips in the middle at the top and bottom. You can use tape or make a tape yourself from color-matched fabric, important to choose the cotton material, as satin ribbon will always be untied. When stitching on the sewing machine make sure the tape edge does not come under the needle. Remove received Board vacate in his zipper and put the foam. One side can be not rectangular, and shaped, for example consisting of a rectangle and a semicircle on it, and decorate around the edge with a border of linen tape.
Bedding for cots is also possible to sew yourself. For underwear, choose cotton or satin fabric printed with children's drawings. Sheets for beds of these dimensions must be 100 cm 150-160 cm Add-to-size sheets fabric for hems, tuck the edges and route the lines on the machine. A duvet cover may be sewn into an existing blanket based on its size. Side in the fabric leave an opening for blankets, smoothen the edges. The size of the pillowcase is 40 to 60 cm, but keep in mind that children under one year to sleep without a pillow so that sewing pillow cases can be postponed for a year, maybe more.
Diaper buy cloth fabric from flannel and soft cotton. Now kids at night not swaddled, so the cradle is not required, as our mothers and grandmothers. The edges of the cradle on the machine with the zigzag stitch. You can use them in the crib as a substrate for the head, the children sometimes vomit, and diapers are easier to change than all linen.

Advice 3: How to make a cot with his hands

Buying baby Cribs is a big part of financial expenses before the birth of the baby. But to make the bed future daddy or grandfather of the child can independently, with their hands. Enough to arm themselves with the necessary material, and plumbing tool crib and return to the mom and baby from the hospital will be ready.
How to make a cot with his hands
You will need
  • A mattress, a sander or sandpaper, jig saw, tape measure, angle, furniture parts, hammer, nails, planks, plywood, timber, wooden slats.
Do not use in the work above the crib sheets fibreboard, chipboard and particleboard, which can release toxic substances into the surrounding air child. The safest materials for the manufacture of children's furniture – birch, pine, a little more expensive will cost oak planks and beech. The wooden parts of the crib must be thoroughly sanded with sandpaper or with a grinding machine to got from poorly processed wood splinters.
Buy in advance the cot mattress, which will be guided with size reclining seats. The mattress should be rigid enough, made of anti-allergic material, for example, with a filler of coconut fiber.
The minimum standard size cots 90х40х50 see Drill four wood hole for 90 mm each and eight at the 50 mm Hole must be at the same distance from each other, 4.5-5 cm Insert the rods in the bottom rail and the one that will be upstairs. Gather the sides of the crib using these blanks.
At the bottom of the design cut out and put a sheet of MDF, drill holes in it for air and attach to the frame with screws and corners. Back the back of the crib are made of plywood or MDF sheet 90х30 cm and attach it to the frame with the same screws. Cover the assembled cot of varnish in two or three layers below it has served the baby for a long time.
You can decorate the crib, to decorate her hand-painted, handle corners decorative furniture fittings. In addition to the crib, you can attach the roller wheels to be moved around the room.
If you don't have plumber's tools, you can buy a used/have a cot and refurbish it. In this case, remove the old lacquer crib with sandpaper, primed the entire surface and cover with varnish or safe acrylic paint in two layers. Cot is like new.

Advice 4: When soft, remove bumpers from the crib

Modern baby Cribs equipped with a large number of different things, the task of which is to provide the baby comfort, safety or entertain him. Bumpers, canopies, various toys – all this is convenient and useful.
When soft, remove bumpers from the crib
The little man a great many things and most of them are designed to create safety for the child or to entertain him during wakefulness. But not all of these devices should be used for a long time. For example, bumpers for the walls – do I need to use them? And if Yes, how long?

Bumpers in the crib is a necessity or a fashion?

First you need to understand – what are the bumpers? This fencing, which satisfied in a cot along the walls – they are made of holofayber, foam, other soft materials, sheathe fabric and sew the ribbon with which they will be attached to the bed.
As fasteners can be used and other devices, but if the Velcro closure six-month-old toddlers can already undone, with a knot of ribbon to do not so simple.

Bumpers tied on the bed – this is mostly done with the intention that a baby grows up and begins to move rapidly, would not cause harm to themselves. Soft boards do not allow child to Bang on the edge of the bed to stick out arms and legs.

When to remove bumpers from the crib?

When to remove crib bumpers and clean it, if at all parents decide, guided by individual preferences. Some people think that tissue fit too collect dust, and some of the children do not like it when the sides block your view. In such cases, the question of when to remove bumpers, does not even arise, because they almost never use it.

But if, for example, in the apartment "walk" drafts, then using these edges to protect the child from colds. You can use them as a curtain and when the baby was old enough to not need them as protection from injuries and contusions. Sometimes boards use as an aesthetic complement to the crib.

Of course, children develop differently – some do not revolve in bed, and other hard to calm down. Sometimes bumpers prevent stomping around the bed, but some children they do not bring neither good nor harm. Those moms who use the bumpers for cushioning, and not just as decoration, noted that the parties children are watching less and fall asleep more easily.
Bumpers do not allow to fall toys, bottles and nipples on the floor. The kid who loves to play in bed, will raise the roar for a lost rattle.

When finish to use the boards decide parents. It all depends on preferences and desires, and temperament of the particular child. Learn to get kids sooner or later trying to climb out of the crib and bumpers, which are used to prevent injuries may actually be their cause. Trying to get out of his crib, the child can use the rim as a stepping stone. To avoid such a situation, parents need to be alert and time to clean the bumpers with the crib.
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