Frugal On the Go: Make Your Own Portable Hi-Chair

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, July 05, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: Toddler Dining High Chair | Harness Booster Travel | Portable Safety Seat Belt Strap | cute portable dining chair harness | providing a safe seat for baby | a must have for any parent
Sew up this hi-chair - that stores right in your diaper bag!

How to Make:

Image: You will need 1 metre (40in) of 90 cm (36in) wide of any type of fabric.1. You will need 1 metre (40") of 90 cm (36") wide of any type of fabric.

(IDEA - I used a quilted fabric and bound the edges with bias tape.)

2. Cut two tie-strips 19 cm (7.5") by 1 metre (40").
Hem or zigzag all edges of remaining piece.

Image: At one short side of your large rectangle, bring sides in to meet at center front and sew along each edge of angle formed.
3. At one short side of your large rectangle, bring sides in to meet at center front and sew along each edge of angle formed.

Image: Fold each tie-strip in half, right sides together.4. Fold each tie-strip in half, right sides together. Sew 1 cm (1/2") seams along long edge and one short end. Turn right way out, tuck in and finish last short edge.

Image: Center one tie-strip at each short end of  larger piece and top-stitch or zig-zag in place5. Center one tie-strip at each short end of larger piece and top-stitch or zig-zag in place.


Image: My Little Seat Infant Travel High Chair - Ultra portable and machine washable travel high chair

Picture from: My Little Seat Infant Travel High Chair
To Use:
Lay fabric seat over back of chair, spreading cloth down over the seat. Place your baby on top of fabric, bring front ties up between legs to baby's stomach and tie straps together at sides.

Image: You could also fasten  ties loosely first, then slip baby in and tighten straps.You could also fasten ties loosely first, then slip baby in and tighten straps.

Take it with you, everywhere you go!

Thanks to Catherine for this Frugal Baby Tip!

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