Subscribe to our Mailing List

Get the news right in your inbox!

Infant Car Seat Cover

November 16, 2011 Sarah Coggins

When Dylan was little, I used to cover his infant car seat with a receiving blanket when we were out and about. Since he was a summer baby, the lightweight fabric worked well at protecting him from the bright sun, helping him to nap and just plain keeping out nosey people (it’s amazing how strangers think they can just stick their face up in your baby’s!). The only real downfall was when it was windy and the blanket would blow off.

Knowing that my friend Allison’s son is due to arrive in December and colder weather, I decided an infant car seat cover would make a great gift. I used a cotton print lined with a cozy flannel to help keep the little one warm but not too warm as I imagine he’ll still get a nice blanket tucked in with him. 🙂

And it has a pair of ties to secure it to the seat so it won’t blow away.

I based my design on a couple of tutorials I found online – Sutton Grace: Infant Seat Canopy Cover and Make it Do: Baby Car Seat Cover Tutorial.

Supplies: 1-1/3 yard of each fabric, thread, velcro.

2 Comments

  • Bonnie November 16, 2011 at 11:56 am
    This is a great idea, Sarah! I'm sure Allison and the baby will get lots of enjoyment out of it.
  • scrapperjen November 17, 2011 at 10:33 am
    That is REALLY cute!!! And a brilliant idea.
  • Leave a Reply

    About Me

    Sarah

    Hi! I'm a DIY and craft obsessed mom to 2. I have my hands covered in sawdust or paint any given day. My husband and kids join me in many of our projects. When we aren't creating at home, we're creating memories in our many adventures. Join along! Read More

    Sarah

    Subscribe & Follow

    Subscribe to our Mailing List

    Get the news right in your inbox!

    NC Blogger Network

    Member of the NC Blogger Network. Are you a blogger in North Carolina? Join us!

    DIY Project Money (aka Affiliates)

    Pinning Perfect Course
    Kids Craft Kits

    Miscarriage

    I highly recommend the book What Was Lost: A Christian Journey through Miscarriage for any woman of faith who has suffered a miscarriage or anyone wanting to gain insight to help comfort a spouse, friend, sister, daughter, etc.

    Contributor

    Fine Print

    2paws Designs is a for-profit site. I make a small compensation from select links when purchases made via one of the affiliate companies. Select posts are sponsored and noted as such. All opinions within this website are my own. Find the Privacy Policy here.

    Amazon Associates Disclosure

    Sarah Coggins is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com

    Hosting with SiteGround

    Web Hosting

    Twitter Feed

    ×