Free pocket baby bib sewing pattern (that actually catches the mess!)

Baby bibs make such a great handmade baby shower gift. You can never have too many and making your own gives them that little bit more personality.

Use this free pocket bib pattern to make a whole fun collection.

- terry cloth or towelling - scrap of feature fabric - procare or other food-safe fabric - hook and loop tape - bias tape - sewing machine, scissors, thread


Print and cut out the baby bib pattern template, there are two pieces, the bib and pocket.

How to sew a pocket baby bib

Cut out one bib piece from terry cloth, one pocket from your feature fabric and one pocket from Procare.

Place the two pockets pieces with WRONG sides together. Pin bias tape across the top (straight) side.

Sew bias tape into place.

Pin pocket to the front of the bib piece, matching the top up with the pattern marking and following the curve.

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