How-To Ruffled Diaper Cover Tutorial (Part 2)

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Now, that your Diaper Cover Part I is almost finished we can start on the fun ruffling part! We'll use the Rolled Hem stitch on your Baby Lock Serger and then, the Ruffling Foot on your sewing machine (or you can always baste and gather)!

Head on over to the National Serger Month website for Part 2 of the Ruffled Diaper Cover Tutorial!

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

The possibilities are endless with this tutorial, so keep scrolling for a few ideas on how to make it your own. Here are a couple variations that I've made in the past:

Sew 6 layers! Add a double layer of tulle in between (I cut 6" strips of the tulle and lightly pressed it in half (lengthwise) so the fold was the hem rather than the serged roll hem). Your ruffles are lined up a 1/2" apart as opposed to an 1" (as shown in the tutorial).

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

In this little number, I found a pair of clearance jean shorts, opened up the legs at the inseam and overlapped the fronts and backs edges, and stitched down to make it skirt like (it doesn't have to look pretty, the ruffles will cover up anything funny). I think I did cut a little off of the hem to make it the length I wanted after the 3" strip (technically 2.5" after stitched on because of seam allowance) was sewn on. Then, I sewed the lowest ruffle on to the lower edge creating a 1/2" seam allowance. Then, topstitched the middle and upper layer a 1/2" up from the last. Also, the middle layer is an eyelet lace...so, I didn't have to hem that! On the red layers, I used a white thread for my serged roll hem.

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

She cracks me up! Made a little onesie to match! Got the little hat from Hobby Lobby and rigged it up to where I could bobby pin it in!

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

The following is similar to this tutorial (little ruffles sewn on the rump of a pair of pants)...actually, here is the tutoria for this! Lots of fun serger roll hemming in this tutorial!

Totally Stitchin': Ruffled Diaper Cover Part 2

Photos courtesy of Christine Guest PhotographyJMarie Photography & JHeart Photography, respectively.

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