I love nursing, but find it very hard to nurse in public or around anyone other than my husband unless I am completely, and I mean completely covered up. But of course, as is characteristic for me, I really hate the standard nursing covers you can buy. For one thing they’re boring, and for another they just too darn small, and to add insult to injury they sell for a ridiculous price considering most are just a rectangle of hemmed fabric.
So I made my own! I’ve gotten so many compliments on it that I figure it’s time to share how I made it!
Now as much I would like to claim that the design of this nursing cover is 100% mine, it honestly isn’t. It’s really an amalgamation of lots of other nursing covers I’ve seen, but changed significantly to fit my preferences.
I made mine from a thrifted sheet, a piece of flexible plastic (like corset boning), and a piece off elastic… so in total I estimate it cost me under $5. Awesome right?
So lets make one!
I hope you like it!
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Hi! This is Blanca from Tes Pes al Miayo. I am a mother of two year old twins, boy and girl, that are, of course, the love of my life. I work as a full time engineer, so I only get to sew (and blog) at night… and I’m not a big photographer, that’s why all my pictures look so dim. I have little experience in blogging but, thanks to my mum and grandma, I have been sewing almost all my life. My technique may not be fully pro, but most of the time things turn out just fine!
I offered my modest blogging and sewing skills to Megan, and guess what? She accepted! Thank you, Megan, for having me.
Hello there, DIY maternity readers! I am super excited to be visiting here again. Its Jenn from A Jennuine Life.
Here’s a post I put together as part of my Mother to Be, Being, Been competition which focused on DIY fashions for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum Moms – this one focused on helpful tools to aid in breastfeeding.
Hello there, DIY maternity readers! I am super excited to be visiting here. I’m Jenn from A Jennuine Life. A while back, I hosted my first blog competition, and Megan honored my little blog with both an inspiration post, and a prize offering - amazing, right!?
When Megan put out the call for a little help, I jumped on the opportunity to return the favor! Here’s a post I put together as part of my Mother to Be, Being, Been competition which focused on DIY fashions for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum Moms.