How To Make A G-tube Cover
A g-tube is a feeding tube. A cover can help reduce irritation & inflammation around & under a tube.
Materials: 8” x 4” piece of flannel, 4” x 4” piece of terry cloth, plastic snap, 3” circle template.
1
Cut two 3” flannel circles & one 3” terry cloth circle. Link to template available at the end.
2
Layer fabrics. Flannel must be right sides together. Terry cloth can be on bottom or top of stack.
3
Cut a 2” slit down the center of the circle.
4
Use 1/8” seam allowance to sew inside edges.
5
Make two little snips in the fabric near the curve so it lays flat once turned right sides out.
6
Turn flannel right sides out. Finger press seam to help flatten and smooth the layers.
7
Clip or pin outside edges then use 1/8” seam allowance to top stitch inside edges.
Zigzag stitch around outside edges to secure and finish.
8
Poke a hole through both ends for snap placement.
9
Install the plastic snap.
10
Now the g-tube cover is ready for use.
What you'll need
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G-tube Pattern (Free)
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8” x 4”
Flannel Fabric
4” x 4”
Terry Cloth Fabric
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Plastic Snap
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