This is my first DIY mosquito net canopy. At first I had a hard time finding crochet hoops and I was close to buying a towel ring to be used an alternative. Thanks goodness I spotted DMC at SM Megamall, a store that sells products for crocheting and cross-stitching; then I purchased tulle from Fabric Warehouse, ribbon from Carolina's, and the rest from National Bookstore.
For the complete list of materials I used for this project, please kindly refer to the video.
Important Note: Sorry I did mistake with the total measurement of the ribbon I used. It's 10 yards instead of 5.
How To Make A Canopy Mosquito Net
- Separate the crochet hoops.
- Divide the fabric into 3 with 3.5 yards each part.
- Tuck the equally divided fabric in the separated hoops.
- Make sure to arrange them well into order to drape evenly.
- Glue any opening and then lock the hoops together.
- Glue the sides of the canopy, leaving one side as front opening.
- Get 3.5 yards of ribbon and glue it to the right edge of the opening.
- Repeat the same process for the left side.
- Cut a part of the remaining ribbon that would fit the hoop.
- Glue it around.
- Divide the rest of the ribbon into 12 parts.
- Create 12 bows out of them.
- Glue each handmade flower to each bow.
- Embellish the canopy mosquito net with those ribbon flowers.
- Hang the finished product over the baby's bed and enjoy the beautiful princessy site.
If you mommies need a bigger canopy for your child's bed or crib, you better do it yourself and save. A small canopy costs only P150 at SM but it barely covers a small baby bed. If you need bigger and better quality, you have to pay almost P1,800. Pray for availability too because they are always out of stock.