Free Sewing Patterns for Adult Size Bibs

Woman eating lobster

An elderly adult is not the only reason for an adult bib. Any age adult can have a disability or need for an adult bib. Adult bibs for a lobster bake or any sloppy adventure are bound to be a hit. Mass produce adult bibs for a party, for charity or for someone with impairments that make a bib a much-needed item.

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    Adult Bib Pattern offers a free pattern and simple directions. A bit of sewing experience is suggested for this free pattern as the directions are not in a step by step, pictorial format.

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    Adult Bib Patterns - Sew Stylish Bibs for Adult & Senior Needs

    This site offers a variety of eight adult bib patterns that can be made for any adult. I love the tuxedo bib made to protect dress clothing at a prom of disabled young adults. These bibs offer so many options, that one is bound to meet any adult bib need!

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    Men's Dress Shirt Repurposed to Apron Tutorial

    I can envision even the proudest man being receptive to this special "eating shirt" This free pattern is a great way to turn a shirt into a "bib" that will protect everyday clothing from sloppy spills and stains. Perhaps a favorite shirt that has stains could be utilized as a special "eating shirt".

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    Adult Bib Apron PDF Pattern - Free Download

    This simple adult bib offers loads of protective coverage without a bunch of fancy add-ons. Think of it as simple drape that will stay put. Use a variety of fabrics to vary the appearance.

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    Adult Bib - With Love

    This free adult bib pattern is a simple bib, similar in style to many baby bibs but in an adult size that will truly protect clothing.

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    How To Make Adult Or Children's Bibs! Video

    This video guides you through transforming a Wal-Mart towel into an adult bib that does the job by draping all the way to the knees. The author states she can make four of these adult bibs for under $17... that sounds like a bargain to me!

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    Adult Bib Pattern

    Scan this online newsletter to view a simple adult bib pattern and directions. This simple bib is a great way to protect clothing and could be embellished in so many ways, that the possibilities seem endless.

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    Making an Adult Bib

    This is a great "dressed up" adult bib! Add the collar to make this a fancy bib. View the page for ideas to get you going.

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    Adult Bib with Machine Embroidery

    Embroidery Library offers this free pattern with excellent detailed instructions to add an embroidery design. What a great project to learn embroidery and then donate bibs to a local nursing home.

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    Directions for Making Adult Bibs

    This simple set of directions will guide you through creating an adult bib from towels, bias tape, and basic sewing tools. The directions are all text so you will save on printing.

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    The Bibs in All Sizes Tutorial

    The closure on this bib comes back around to the front side of the bib which would make it an easy closure for someone with movement issues. There is no need to hold the neck forward to close the bib with this design. It is offered in three sizes (baby, toddler, and adult) on this site.

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    JillyBeJoyful Adult Bib

    I love the approach of this pattern. Starting with piecing scraps of fabric and simple ways to dress up a bib, using decorative stitches, the basic approach saves funds to create a wonderfully useful item. The bib goes around the neck and offers good clothing coverage.

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    Sew With Aloha - Adult Bibs

    If you like pictures to follow, this is the perfect adult bib tutorial for you! Every step is shown in clear, easy to follow photos.

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    Flexible Dreams - Adult Bib Tutorial

    You'll need a pattern or need to draft a pattern but the process used to make this apron is well worth your time. This process is a very simple way to mass produce adult bibs for charity or a relative.