If the bumper you need in a crib for a newborn, so he needs to wrap the walls around the perimeter. In this case, the bumper may consist of four walls and to be continuous. If the child is older and he comes out of cots, enough to make it to the three walls: side and rear.
Measure each side of the cribto know what length to make the product. Consider what height it needs to be. For baby perfect bumper at half the height of the wall, as in the first, in the first months of the bottom of the crib will be located above, and secondly, the child should not restrict access to fresh air. The bumper will protect your baby from drafts and being of a height of about 35 centimeters.
Select the material to cover. First and foremost, it needs to pass air, so it's an ideal cotton cloth. Secondly, it should be combined in color with linens. And, the third condition, very useful on bumpere will be a large contrast patterns. They will help develop the vision newborn.
Decide what will be done myself the bumper. This can be a thin or dense foam padding polyester. It will protect your baby from bumps on the wall of the crib. You can make a bumper and baby blanket, cutting it into strips of the desired size.
Sew the rectangles with the desired size. Don't forget to make allowances in the case of one centimeter on each side. Optionally, the case can decorate with appliqués, ruffles or lace.
Count the number of rods in the walls of the bed. Every third or fourth should be attached to the bumper with ties on top and bottom. Also ties you will need and on the corners of the crib.
Sew a narrow strip of the same material. Its length must equal the number of strings multiplied by twenty. Cut the ribbon into pieces of 20 cm. Fold each piece in half and place the fold to sew the bumperin the place which corresponds to the rod to which you tie it.
Try on the bumper. If everything is in order, wash it and iron both sides. All! The bumper is ready to use.
The case should be sew from the already prostranoj fabric, as cotton can shrink when washing.