You want to create a nursery as unique as your baby, but sometimes you can’t find just-the-right-thing. Well here are 20 projects from Pretty Prudent that you can do yourself to create custom baby bedding (crib sheets, changing pad covers, pack ‘n play sheets, blankets), nursery decor (curtains, pillows, wall art), and baby gear (hooded towels, bibs, burp cloths). Many are first-timer tutorials, perfect for beginners who are feeling the nesting instinct.
Pick a beautiful fabric and make your own crib sheet in a jiff. Find out how here.
The easiest nursery art ever involves pretty fabric and a frame. Personalization makes it that much cuter. Find out how here.
POM POM CURTAINS
I whipped up these curtains for Scarlet’s room in no time. Much easier than you think, and who doesn’t love pom poms? Find out how here.
Make a simple and sweet bib that catches little dribbles. Find out how here.
And you’ll want a matching burp cloth of course. A perfect beginner project. Find out how here.
Make a bib that reverses so you can enjoy two pretty fabrics. Find out how here.
And a tie back bib, that also works as a playtime apron. Find out how here.
The hooded towel is a classic and so simple to make from a washcloth and standard towel. Find out how here.
HAMPTONS HOODED TOWEL
Or make a fancy version with gorgeous fabric on one side. Find out how here.
Wrap baby up tight with this ingenious swaddle blanket. Find out how here.
TERRY CLOTH COVER UP
Make a beachy cover up with terry cloth and cotton. Find out how here.
CHANGING PAD COVER
Make a changing pad cover for a little extra finesse in baby’s nursery. Find out how here.
Embroider a sweet clock that is sure to become a family heirloom. Find out how here.
ANOTHER STYLE OF CHANGING PAD COVER
If you have a changing pad that isn’t curved, here’s a tutorial on making a cover. Find out how here.
Make a duvet cover for your crib comforter, or even a twin size bed. Find out how here.
SIMPLE SNUGGLY BABY BLANKET
The simplest baby blanket, perfect for a beginning sewer. Find out how here.
A simple trick makes this sham pillowcase an easy-peasy project. Find out how here.
POM POM PILLOW
Add more pom poms for a little extra fun, with a trimmed pillowcase. Find out how here.
PACK N PLAY SHEET
Hit the road with a custom-made playpen sheet. Find out how here.
TRAVEL CHANGING PAD
Stuff this homemade beauty in the diaper bag and head out into the world. Find out how here.