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Topic: My first Boppy cover! (now with SKULL boppy!)  (Read 1568 times)
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« on: June 02, 2007 04:38:36 PM »

My best friend is due at the beginning of September, and she was unsatisfied with the selection of Boppy covers that Babies R Us had. So of course I had to make her one! But first I decided to make a practice run:



I'll probably give this one to her sister-in-law that just had a baby in March. I think the colour scheme matches her carseat/stroller/pack-n-play.

This is the fabulous fabric that I'm going to use for my best friend's. The lady at Joann's was rather shocked when I told her what it was going to be used for! Wink

EDIT: After weeks of procrastination, I finally finished it and gave it to her. She loved it!

Oh yeah, and I know several people on here wanted a tutorial for Boppy covers... I got mine from http://economicalbaby.blogspot.com

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2007 04:40:04 PM »

That's so awesome!

I love the other fabric better though!

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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2007 08:14:26 PM »

That skull fabric will be awesome for a boppy cover!! Lucky mother-to-be!

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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2007 07:50:57 AM »

Great Idea! Thanks for sharing... the store bought ones are $$ and are store bought. I will pass this along. Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2007 09:17:59 AM »

Thanks everyone! I know she'll love it because she helped pick out the fabric. I didn't tell her what I was making, I just showed her the fabrics I was considering and she picked which one she liked best.

I agree, the store bought ones can be a little pricey (I think they're $17 at Babies R Us) and there isn't that much of a selection. The plaid one cost me about $4 total to make (the fabric was $1 a yard and the zipper was about $2.50) and the skull one will be about $7. It doesn't get much better than that!

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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2007 08:39:07 PM »

store bought brand name boppys are about $23.
I nabbed mine at a yard sale for $3 like new and im making more covers
i think that fabric rocks btw and would be in love lol


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