Assembly of DCMC/PICU Bouncy Seat Pad Cover
Fisher Price brand, Rainforest Bouncer, model K2564


  1. As marked on the pattern pieces, zig-zag buttonholes on Front top and bottom pieces, as well as on the front side only of the Tongue piece.

    Suggested zig-zag settings on sewing machine:
    For the tacks on each end: 7.0 wide by 1.0 long.
    For the long bars: 3.5 wide by 1.0 long.

    Cut open the buttonholes.

Buttonholes on Front top and bottom pieces Buttonholes on front side only of Tongue
  1. Serge Tongue pieces together around outside edge, wrong sides together. See the picture above.
  2. Zig-zag the Tongue foot together (zig-zag settings: 4.0 wide by 4.0 long). Look at this next series of pictures to get an idea of how to accomplish that task
Assembly of the Tongue foot 01 Assembly of the Tongue foot 02 Assembly of the Tongue foot 03 Assembly of the Tongue foot 04 Assembly of the Tongue foot 05 Assembly of Tongue foot 06 Assembly of Tongue foot 07 Assembly of Tongue foot 08 Assembly of Tongue foot 09
  1. Insert completed Tongue through buttonhole on Front bottom piece.

    Lay right side of Tongue foot flat against wrong side of Front bottom piece

Tongue inserted through Front bottom buttonhole
  1. Zig-zag Tongue foot around outside edge (zig-zag settings: 4.0 wide by 4.0 long)
Closeup of Tongue foot zig-zagged onto Front bottom piece Underside of Front bottom piece, showing Tongue opening
  1. Sew (with long basting stitch) or zig-zag (with 4x4 setting) around Tongue opening.
Closeup of stitching around Tongue opening
  1. Serge Front top piece to Front bottom piece as shown below, right sides together.
Serge Front bottom piece to Front top piece
  1. Prepare the Gusset piece (seen at left below) by serging around the curved inside edge.
Showing the layout of the Gusset and the Front bottom piece Serged inside curve of Gusset
  1. Serge Gusset onto Front bottom piece, right sides together, placing Gusset opening at marks on Front bottom piece.
    Serge across entire seam, which finishes off the opening created by the Gussset piece.
Gusset serged to Front bottom piece
  1. Prepare the Front top and Back top pieces by serging around the curved inside edge on each side of each piece, as shown below.
Serge inside curves on both the Front top and Back top pieces
  1. Serge the Front top and Back top pieces together, right sides together, from the top of one inside curve to the top of the other inside curve, as shown below.
Back top piece serged to Front top piece
  1. Prepare the Back bottom piece by turning up enough of a casing along the non-seamed edge.

    NOTE: Cut ribbon 1.5 times the width of the casing. Feed ribbon through casing, stitching across each end to stabilize ribbon.

    Pull ribbon through the slit in the middle and tie half knot in excess length to prevent it from being pulled back into the casing.

Ribbon casing, showing slit cut along fold of casing
  1. Serge Back bottom piece to remaining Gusset seam, right sides together.
Layout of Back bottom and remaining Gusset seam
  1. Serge bottom "tabs" from the Back top piece to the combined seam of the Gusset edge and Back bottom piece, right sides together. This is tricky, to be sure. Use the following pictures to get your brain around it.
Pieces to join ULtimate goal when serging the Back bottom

Voila! You have completed a Fisher Price brand, Rainforest Bouncer seat pad cover, model K2564.

Finished Front Finished side