Barrier for baby Cribs should be safe for the baby: wood coated with environmentally friendly varnish, fixing skirting hidden under the mattress slats – streamlined fabric soft to the touch and easy otstiryvaniya. With your hands is easier to make a "soft" barrier. It is more convenient for parents and for baby: attached to the rails with Velcro, protects from drafts and sunlight.

What you will need for making barrier to the crib?

Sew soft side first need to choose the fabric. It must be non-marking, non-slip, easy to wash out, to have a beautiful coloring. For the manufacture of barrier length corresponding to the perimeter of the crib, on average, it will take 5-5. 5 m of fabric with a width of 110 cm Before cutting the material need to wash, so he "got". Besides fabric cloth will need foam rubber with a thickness of 1-2 cm and locks "lightning" desired length.

How to make a barrier for a child's bed?

The pattern made by the standards, removed from the bed. On a piece of paper write down the length and height of the desired rim. Draw a rectangle of the appropriate size. Note the seam (0,8-1 cm) and the thickness of liner foam.

Further, in accordance with the drawing, made a pattern out of paper. But for those who have sewing skills and tailoring, this is optional: you can immediately start to transfer the sketch to the material. The side should be a removable fabric cover and foam liner. Soft barrier can be decorated with ribbons or lace ruffle.

The case is sewn from two rectangular layers of fabric stacked to each other face. If any ruffles, stripe of fabric or ribbon, put between the blades and manually smatyvay stitches. Further, prostrachivajut the sewing machine and take out more unnecessary thread-smart. The stitching of the cloths produced on three sides, leaving the fourth for "lightning".

When the case is ready, start the production liner from the foam. To do this, a thin felt-tip pen, draw a rectangle, reducing the size of the pattern on 1-1,5 sm from each side. Using scissors cut out the liner and produce the fitting, putting on his case. If all satisfied, begin sewing the castle "lightning". Instead, it is possible to construct a button placket or zipper.

If the skirting will be attached to the bed using Velcro, these parts in the right places and glued or sew. But there is another option of fixing a "soft" barrier: using vasicek (ribbons). If you choose it, strips of cloth it is recommended to mount the stage to perform the seams of the cover. If you do not want to make it removable, you can make a beautiful collar from cloth-covered foam rubber with stitching in the form of diamonds, squares, patterns. When using thread in a contrasting color, the product will look more stylish and elegant.