How to sew the baby rattle with tabs

Today’s handcrafted goods is “rattle with tabs".

rattle with tabs


Fabrics (10cm diameter) are 3 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)


For tabs, tape or ribbon are 8 pieces. (2cm by 8cm)


Wadding is about 5g.


Rattle insert is 1 piece.

rattle insert

Make front side

1. Embroider the front fabric, eyes, nose, and mouth.


2. Fold the tabs in half, and baste the front fabric together.

baste the tabs

Make back side

1. Lay 2 back fabrics with right side, and sew center line. (Sew 2.5cm from edges.)


2. Turn inside out, and iron.

turn inside out

Make rattle

1. Lay the front and back with right side, and sew around.

sew around

2. Make a cut in seam allowances, and turn inside out.

make a cut in seam allowances
turn inside out

3. Stuff wadding and rattle into the fabric. Then sew the hem. It’s done.

stuff wadding and rattle
baby rattle

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the baby rattle with tabs – YouTube