Monday, May 16, 2011

DIY custom pacifier clips


Before Lily was born I made her a bunch of pacifier clips using fabric scraps I had from other projects.  They were super easy and cheap to make.

 First I took strips of fabric 12 inches long and between 1.5 and 2.5 inches wide (depending on how wide I wanted the finished product.)  For this purple and green dotted one shown, I did the 2.5 inches wide.  I sewed the length of the strip with a 1/4 inch seam allowance, right sides together. 

I turned it right side out (picture above) and turned 1/2 inch of the raw edges inside.  I sewed along the top of the turned in edges securing them in place.


I took one end and threaded it through my clip, sewing into place.

I bought my clips off of etsy here. I love these clips because they come in colors so I can match them with the fabric.  They also don't damage the fabric you clip them to and they hold really well.


I folded the other end in 1 inch and sewed on velcro (as shown above) so it folded together like the picture below.


Then I just un-velcro, thread through a pacifier, and re-velcro.  An easy, cute finished product!



This type of pacifier clip also works for MAM pacifiers.  Just buy an adapter like  this one.


I ended up liking the thinner ones more - like the brown dot one above.  I just started with a strip 1.5 inches wide so the finished product is 1/2 inch wide.
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6 comments:

  1. I love these, so adorable!

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  2. What a great idea! Many years ago my youngest daughter was VERY attached to her pacifier. I was constantly picking them up off the floor and washing them off. How fun to make these with all the fun fabrics available. Thanks for linking up to my party, I hope you'll come back again.

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  3. This is a practical tip for mommies! Thanks for linking this awesome post at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop :)

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  4. why buying it if you can make it yourself !
    Well done !

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  5. I love them! So cute :)

    Emily
    Deviantly Domesticated Team
    http://stephaniehillberry.com

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  6. CUTE... as always! :) Thanks for linking up at the Sassy Sites Free For All party! When you get a chance, come back by and see what we've done for the American Crafter's competition... and maybe vote for us too! *wink*

    xoxo!
    Marni @ Sassy Sites!

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