Binky, paci, bobo, dummy, chupon, soother….whatever you call a pacifier, it’s sad when one falls on the floor. A simple solution is to make a pacifier clip out of your fabric scraps! Whip one up in just 5 minutes for that family with a new baby. I’m making one for a baby shower gift along with a diaper bag full of baby must-haves, such as handmade bibs, an awesome burp cloth, and additional baby essentials.
Here’s how to make a pacifier clip in no time at all!
- 2″ X 10.5″ cotton fabric
- 1 KAM Pacifier Clip (affiliate)
- One complete plastic snap (two caps, one socket and one stud). KAM plastic snaps (affiliate) used for this project.
- coordinating thread
- sewing supplies
- Measure and cut a piece of fabric 2″ X 10.5″.
- Fold your fabric strip in half (inside-out) and press with an iron, so it measures 1″ wide.
- Sew along the raw edge with 1/4″ seam and sew one end closed.
- Turn your strip of fabric right-side out using a Loop Turner or a bamboo skewer and straw. Iron the strip of fabric again.
- Fold in the fabric along the end that was not sewn. Thread one KAM pacifier clip through and fold down 1 1/4″. Use a narrow zig-zag stitch (also known as applique stitch) to secure the fabric down. This clip will attach to the baby’s clothes.
- Attach your KAM plastic snap at the other end of your pacifier clip. This side will hold the pacifier. Install your socket 1/2″ down your strap and install your stud 3 1/2″ down your strap. If you are new to plastic snaps, check out this post for tips.
You’re done! Whip several up for that baby who loves her paci!
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