DIY baby changing mat

How to Sew Your Own Baby Changing Mat

While it may be true that babies have far bigger needs than adults, their mothers have needs, too. So if you’re a mom like me who juggles multiple tasks at the same time – taking care of the baby while making sure that the rest of the family is not feeling left out – anything, and I mean ANYTHING, that can make our lives a  lot easier are always welcome.

DIY baby changing mat

I don’t know about you but I have had a lot of encounters with emergency cases – and by emergency, I mean not having a proper changing table when my baby and I badly need one. But thanks to the genius behind this project, I am now one happy mom.

This DIY baby changing mat has changed the way I clean up on the go. You’ve got pockets lined with fresh diapers and wipes! For a little bit of sewing, this is more than just a bargain.

You’ll need these materials to make a baby changing mat:
  • ⅔ yard cotton (main)
  • ½ yard cotton (pockets)
  • ⅔ yard clear vinyl or iron-on vinyl
  • ½ yard batting
  • hair elastic
  • large button
  • double-fold bias tape

And these tools:

  • sewing machine

Want other ideas? Check out the ones others have made…

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Get started by getting all your materials together and follow the tutorial by Marzipan



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