Making accessories for your little is not only economical but also a gesture of love towards your unborn child. You don’t necessarily have to be a mother to make these accessories, as an aunt, uncle, grandma and grandpa hand-made accessories make a wonderful gift and are appreciated by the parents more than the gifts you buy from stores.
I have come up with eight websites which have wonderful baby accessory ideas, with complete tutorials and patterns to help novice and skilled crafters alike.
A wonderful collection of an assortment of accessories it includes step by step instructions to make a diaper cake. With video tutorials for some of its projects, you can get some great ideas for making gifts for a new mother.
With amazing ideas about converting newborn clothes into shirts and other dresses as they grow out of them, this website has tons of information about stitching and reusing fabric.
Another website for those of you with a knack for stitching. The stitching projects range from easy to difficult, and come with patterns for you to follow. Whether converting an old blanket and t-shirt into a baby hoodie, making a bathrobe or a pretty dress for your baby girl, this website has it all.
With an assortment of handmade gift ideas to choose from you can now make the perfect handmade gift for a baby shower or something to gift after the birth of the baby. Including precise instructions about making these gifts you may become as creative as you wish.
A comprehensive website with a collection of links to make your own baby bedding. Be it bedding sheets, crib skirts or bumpers you will have a host of designs and patterns to choose from along with tutorials to help you with your project.
For enthusiastic dads who are good at woodwork and keen to make their newborn a crib themselves this is the perfect place to get some ideas and motivation. This is basically a forum for dads where fathers to be share their adventures and plans about making their own cribs.
Some more baby crafts for new mothers to make and you can also gift these to expecting moms. With baby shower invitations as well as gift ideas, it also has a section dedicated to baby clothing.
Quilting can be intimidating for beginners, for grandmas and aunts to be making a basic quilt for their latest grandchild; niece/nephew could be a good way to introduce themselves to the world of quilting and show their love for the baby. This website has some interesting yet simple patterns for you to try out as a beginner.
Homemade clothes and accessories are a great way to welcome your newborn and also make fabulous gifts with special memories. Go ahead, put your creativity to work and make something special for your adorable newborn.