DIY Changing Pad Covers

As I was putting together Libby’s nursery, I sewed two changing pad covers for her dresser. One was light pink and the other was a coral color – both fabrics were Kona solids from JoAnn. I used this tutorialΒ which calls for one piece of 48″x32″ fabric and a yard of elastic, and the process seriously could not have been easier.

Pink changing padΒ Coral changing pad

The only problem? Around here, we’ve been known to dirty up both covers in one day. (Ah, the joys of parenthood!)

Yesterday I dug through my fabric stash while a certain someone was napping and whipped up three more covers.

Floral changing pad
{Wildwood by Erin McMorris from}

Mint changing pad
{Mint cotton from a friend – I believe from JoAnn}

L on changing table
{white pinstripe cotton from Hobby Lobby}

As you can see, our cutie pie woke up just in time to try out cover number three. I think she approves!

L close-up

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9 Responses to DIY Changing Pad Covers

  1. Adele says:

    Awwwww. I just want to squeeze the stuffing out of our little Libby. And . . . The covers are cute,too!

  2. Leslie says:

    She is adorable…such a beauty! I know ya’ll are enjoying her…and I am impressed you have any time for DYI…although this sounds like it was a necessity πŸ™‚ Have fun with her, they grow so fast.

  3. I really should have made my own changing covers. I got lazy. But I love that you can make them exactly how you want and have plenty of them. We still sometimes dirty both covers in a day. πŸ˜‰ 2 years later.

  4. Autumn says:

    Oh my goodness! Look at her!!

  5. Morgan says:

    Awww, she’s so so tiny! πŸ™‚ I love how all your fabrics coordinate so well with her room and the art above the changing table.

  6. Rachel says:

    She is so precious!! And what a great idea to make the covers yourself! Boppy makes Changing Pad liners (basically it’s a little white pad that goes on top of your changing pad cover). We loved using these with William because we got a 3 pack, and when we dirtied one we just tossed it into the laundry and pulled another out without dirtying our changing pad cover. Here’s a link to see what they look like:

  7. Holly says:

    I’m am so impressed that you did this! And I love all the different fabric choices πŸ™‚

  8. Holly says:

    And BTW, little Libby is beautiful!

  9. Hey sweet Libby! She’s adorable! Enjoy her while she’s little πŸ™‚

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