Little Critters Baby Bib

By: Accuquilt
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Use Accuquilt Go! Dies to embellish this free towel bib pattern. The dragonfly, ladybug, and butterfly appliques make this Little Critters Baby Bib perfect for a baby girl. The simple tutorial will teach you how to sew a bib using a terry towel and binding.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size8 inches wide x 10 inches long

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueApplique



  • 1/4 yard terry toweling fabric OR a hand towel
  • 1/2 yard binding fabric or packaged double fold binding
  • Fabric scraps for appliqué
  • 1/4 yard fusible web product
  • Accuquilt Go! fabric cutter
  • Accuquilt Go! Critters (55030)
  • Accuquilt Go! 6" x 12" mat (55112)
  • Accuquilt Go! strip cutter 2-1/2" (55017)

Little Critters Baby Bib



  • Cut 1—8" x 10" rectangle from toweling
  • Cut 65" of 2-1/2" wide strips on the bias for binding
  • Cut 1—appliqué shape with fusible web backing


  1. Round corners of toweling rectangle.
  2. Draw a 5" circle on paper (or use a saucer).
  3. Fold paper circle in half to use as pattern for neck cutout.
  4. Center half circle on top edge of toweling rectangle and trace.
  5. Cut along traced line.
  6. Bind curved neck edge.
  7. Bind outer edge of bib, leaving a 15" tail at back neck edges for tie.
  8. Center an appliqué shape on bib. Fuse according to manufacturer’s directions.
  9. Machine appliqué edges of appliqué shape adding detail as desired.



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I believe this would be safer with hook and loop fastener vice the tie strings, could be a choking hazard. Also it is really too bad everyone can not afford a cutter, but the appliques as a file to download and the people who do not have access to an auto cutter can still make the item.


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