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simple tethers to keep baby's toys close at hand
Ok, so this is super easy, but here's a tute for it anyways.

don't be intimidated by all the steps, I'm just camera happy

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  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials: I use sew on snaps, but only because I don't have a snap press. I like to use safety pins and suspender clips as fasteners.

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut 2 inch wide strips of cloth length can be anything; I like around 13 - 14 inches long.

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 3
    Step 3

    If you have a 1ich bias tape maker: (if you don't skip to step 5)
    Send the strip of fabric through, ironing as you go

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then fold that strip in half and iron again

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 5
    Step 5

    If you don't have a bias tape maker, fold your strip in half and iron

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 6
    Step 6

    Open the strip up, and fold the sides in to the middle line and iron

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 7
    Step 7

    Then fold the strip back in half with the raw edges inside, and iron one more time

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 8
    Step 8

    After you have your strips ironed, go back and fold in about 1.2 inch on each end and iron, the fold everything back up again.

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew a straight line down the middle of each strip

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 10
    Step 10

    Sew your snaps at each end. I like to leave between 2 or 4 inches between the snaps so that it can fit around a variety of toys and fasteners.

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 11
    Step 11

    Use the tethers to keep track of hats on a windy day:

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 12
    Step 12

    Or to make sure the paci doesn't fall to the car floor (that's just a hair tie wrapped around the handle)

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 13
    Step 13

    Suspender clips can go on almost everything

  • How to make a pacifiers. Baby Toy Annd Pacifier Tethers - Step 14
    Step 14

    Another way to attach tethers is to wrap them around and then fasten them to themselves!

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