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how to recover carseat and stroller?!?!? .[ashley]. 1 child; Lebanon, Tennessee 110 posts
1st Mar '08

i was wondering if anyone has ever tried to recover their carseat and stroller. dont have the money to spend on a new one, but dont like the appearance of the one i have. i guess i would get the material and sew over whats already there??? any tips from someone who has done this before??? thanks!

❀Sarah❀ 2 kids; Cocking, EU, Europe 122668 posts
status 1st Mar '08
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OG;chubbiechubkinz TTA since Oct 2009; 15 kids; Roxboro, North Carolina 4606 posts
1st Mar '08

I've seen car seat covers on ebay. They have some really cute patterns, not sure about the stroller though, and I wouldn't have a clue where to start if you wanted to sew one yourself, sorry, I'm no good at that sort of thing.:(

Mommy2022 34 kids; Applewood, Pa, United States 9644 posts
1st Mar '08

They only thing with making or buying a new cover (unlsee it is by the people who make the seat)is that any thing that happens to your baby in a crash an ins might not cover because it is not the cover that came with the seat. Check with the people who make your car seat some make covers that you can buy.

OG;chubbiechubkinz TTA since Oct 2009; 15 kids; Roxboro, North Carolina 4606 posts
1st Mar '08
Quoting kmcenery:
LoveMyChubbyBubby 17 kids; Reynoldsburg, Ohio 45381 posts
1st Mar '08

i had the same problem..i was @ walmart one day and found a cover for carseats.. i didn't buy it b/c my b/f was like.. its pointless.. blahh blahh.. it was 30$ [and not pointless in my mind lol.. it was cute!] but ive seen some really pretty ones online.. but not so cheap.
not so sure about a stroller though..

Puking Pastilles Utah 1 posts
5th Apr '10

Hey guys! I've recovered my infant carseat and created a tutorial that teaches you how:) Hundreds of moms have used it!



http://pukingpastilles.etsy.com

Mommy2022 34 kids; Applewood, Pa, United States 9644 posts
5th Apr '10
Quoting Puking Pastilles:
Baby Brae's Mommy Due August 22 (boy); Marine City, Michigan 37 posts
6th Apr '10

You could sell yours on ebay or craigslist and get a new one for cheap. I just got Brayden's car seat, stroller, and 2 car bases on craigslist...all for $75! it's super cute and looks like it's never been used.

Laura Wiebe Alberta 1 posts
6th Jul '10

I've re-covered 3 strollers, it's not that hard. If you can sew you can do it. I carefully unpick the original stroller and use it as a pattern.
Make sure you remember how to put it back together I always use the original binding and I try to use as much original batting as possible. To protect them from rain and stains I Scotch Guard them when finished.
It makes such a huge difference to the look of the stroller, Especially if it's old.
If you can sew then do it, you won't be sorry.