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Making Fitted Crib Sheets

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June 16, 2010

What are the measurements for making a crib sheet?

By Virginia from Chula Vista, CA



May 23, 20160 found this helpful
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Although this question is rather old I thought I would provide some information for anyone still looking to make their own crib sheets. The standard crib mattress is 51 5/8 inches long by 27 1/4 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches thick. So you will need your fabric to be this size with additional material to go under the mattress and to include the casement or small turned under seam for your elastic. I hope this helps.

I personally have not made crib sheets, but it is a relatively simple sewing project. There are quite a few tutorials on the net that can provide step by step instructions. Happy sewing.

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June 16, 20100 found this helpful

How do you make crib fitted sheets?

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February 27, 20100 found this helpful

Does anyone know how to make a crib bedding set? I wanted to save money and sew my own, but the patterns cost too much. I figured its basic straight line sewing, but I'm not sure exactly how to do it.

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May 29, 20090 found this helpful

Suggestions and advice on how to make your own fitted crib or playpen sheets from the ThriftyFun community. Post your own experiences here.

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