Ruffled and Solid Crib Skirt Selections to Match Your Baby Bedding

If your baby bedding collection includes a crib skirt or dust ruffle by all means, pop it in the bed and take a look. There's no reason to shop for another one if it's the right length and the style suits your taste. But what if it's too short or too long or it's solid and you would prefer a ruffled one?

When the crib bedding skirt that came with your set just doesn't work for whatever reason; there are a few options open to you.

You can:

a. buy another ready-made skirt that complements the fabric of the rest of the baby crib bedding

b. buy a pattern or find an online tutorial and learn how to make a crib skirt yourself

Solid white homemade ruffled crib skirt with hot pink fitted baby crib sheet in a pink white and grey girl nursery
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This solid white crib dust ruffle and a hot pink, minky dot fitted sheet add softness in a baby girl's pink and gray nursery. Layer after layer of ruffled tulle fabric is the ultimate in femininity in a vintage style room. The ruffles blend beautifully with curtain panels that were thrift store finds, homemade accent pillows and fabric wall decorations.


Box pleats and and gathered fabric crib dust ruffles have their place but if you have the skills to sew them correctly; nothing beats ruffles!

Ruffled crib skirt with dust ruffles made of blue and white polka dot black and white damask green and white chevron fabric

Tutorial for a Ruffled Crib Dust Ruffle in a Polka Dot Nursery


You can learn how to make this crib dust ruffle yourself using the pattern and tutorial that includes instructions for standard sewing machines as well as sergers.

Learn how to mix and match colors and fabrics in bold patterns and prints to give an cheap baby bedding set a dramatic, custom look.


Managing an online crib skirt pattern isn't always easy no matter how detailed the tutorial's instructions are and may not be the best option for beginners.

Often the diagrams are confusing and hard to follow for inexperienced seamstresses who don't know how to figure out how long a crib dust ruffle should be or how to make measurements to get a good fit would come out better buying one of these patterns to avoid the possible waste of expensive fabric.

Amy Butler Fabric crib skirt pattern Crib skirt fitted sheet bumper pad and baby diaper stacker pattern Crib skirt pattern


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