Tutorial – make a baby car seat cover

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This is so so easy and just uses scissors and a fitted baby crib sheet!
newmummyblog baby car seat cover

Please check if the crib sheet fits over the car seat before starting this! I have a Maxi-Cosi Pebble and it fits perfectly. When you do this step smooth the sheet over the whole seat, making sure that sheet is flat across the whole seat.

Here’s what to do next:

Pop the crib sheet over the car seat and smooth it out across the seat. Hold the sheet just under the shoulder straps and unhook the sheet from the bottom of the car seat…
newmummyblog baby car seat cover
newmummyblog baby car seat cover
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newmummyblog baby car seat cover
And, there you go! A car seat cover to catch all baby’s crumbs, sick and dribbles! It also keeps baby cool when the weather is hot.

Hope you found this useful!

Lynne x

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    Emma's Mamma
    August 16, 2015 at 10:24 am

    What a clever idea! Makes so much sense – kept having to remove the actual cover and wash it regularly because of all the sick incidents! #SundayStars
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      newmummy
      August 16, 2015 at 12:50 pm

      Yes that was part of my issue too, it was in dire need of a wash. Thanks for commenting x

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    Karen (@karenjwhitlock)
    August 19, 2015 at 9:31 am

    Looks like a good idea – and very straight forward to make.
    Thanks for sharing it on #SundayStars
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      newmummy
      August 22, 2015 at 8:24 pm

      Thank you, and thanks for hosting x

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    Mamavsteacher
    October 4, 2015 at 7:30 am

    This looks so simple that even I could potentially do it, thanks for sharing #howtosunday
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      newmummy
      October 7, 2015 at 7:29 pm

      Thanks, it really is simple to do, give it a try x

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    Sara at Handy Herbs
    October 4, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Wow – what a fabulous idea! It looks reasonably simple to make too. Thanks for sharing #HowToSundays

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      newmummy
      October 7, 2015 at 7:29 pm

      Thank you! It’s so easy x

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    Lauren (The Helpful Hiker)
    October 5, 2015 at 6:58 am

    What an amazing idea, and so simple. I’ve never seen this before but will definitely be giving it a go-my car seat is looking so grubby. #HowtoSunday
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      newmummy
      October 7, 2015 at 7:26 pm

      Fab! Glad it’s useful x

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    Jenny Eaves
    October 6, 2015 at 9:20 am

    This is a fantastic idea, I never thought of using a baby sheet, I wonder if I can find one to do the same with my boys big seats, they are so messy and sometimes we have no choice but to eat in the car. If you buy a pack of plain coloured sheets you can also dye or tie-dye to make them brighter too. πŸ™‚ x
    Thanks so much for linking up to #HowToSunday
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      newmummy
      October 7, 2015 at 7:22 pm

      Oooooh great idea! That sounds fab πŸ™‚

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