Customizing Your Fitted Diaper Pattern
up with the right diaper pattern might seem a bit intimidating, but
there are many options and with trial and error you can come up with
just the right design for your baby.
may use one of these suggestions for your design:
· Favorite WAHM diaper that you have purchased
· Disposable diaper
· A favorite diaper cover (minus the gussets)
to copy a diaper or cover make sure you stretch out the elastic
to the full length. It is helpful to have someone else stretch while
you draw the pattern.
Use a folded
piece of paper (newspaper works well) and draw one half of the pattern
lengthwise. Once you get the general shape you can adjust the measurements
as necessary. When you cut out your pattern, both sides will be
you are going to serge your diaper, you do not need to add a seam
allowance. However, if you are going to use the stitch and turn
method (where you sew your diaper with right sides together, then
turn to the outside and topstitch the edges); make sure you add
at least ½ inch seam allowance all around.
you have your pattern, click here for instructions for sewing a
finished measurements for your diaper pattern.
Length 14-15 inches; Crotch 5-6 inches, Back 12-14 inches, Front
Length 16-18 inches, Crotch 6-8 inches, Back 12-15, inches Front
Length 17-20 inches, Crotch 6-9, inches Back 15-19, inches Front
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