Use a Small Pieced Top or One Piece of Fabric!
It won’t take long at all to stitch up a charming and protective car seat canopy. Use half-square triangles like the one shown here or a whole piece of fabric for a quicker finish.
The canopy protects against sun, cold, unwanted attention and gives the baby a cozy spot to nap without distractions. It can also be removed and used as a nursing cover, napping mat, or blanket.
This one was made without batting for a summer baby. Add batting or use a minky backing for cold weather. Plus, it can be customized to fit the car seat it will cover.
The tutorial, from The Cloth Parcel, is for a cover that finishes at about 35 1/2 x 41 1/2″. Velcro tabs attach it to the car seat.
You’ll find instructions for the half-square triangle piecing here.
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