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Fabric for burp cloths and bibs? SaraBelle 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Bentonville, AR, United States 1880 posts
23rd Oct '12

When I was pregnant with DS one of my husband's family friends made me these adorable burp cloths and bibs. I am really wanting to make as much as I can for this baby, but I am stuck on the fabric she used for these burp cloths and bibs, and unfortunately she passed away last year so I can't ask her. I tried looking up handmade burp cloths on Etsy and people just say cotton, but it feels thicker and softer than a regular cotton fabric. Does anyone know if it is maybe a certain kind of cotton or what fabric it is?

✰ Mrs. B ✰ 2 kids; Texas 2640 posts
23rd Oct '12

Probably flannel. That's what I used for ours anyway.

Vindictive 50 kids; Switzerland 30558 posts
23rd Oct '12

I'm using flannel for mine. And backing them with terry cloth.

Squid Kid Unavailable, NA, United States 32448 posts
23rd Oct '12

Flannel or terry cloth.