How To Sew A Baby Blanket

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My Daughter just had a baby and that makes me a first time Grandma and I’m overwhelmed with joy. So one of the first things I needed to do as a new Grandma was to make my new Grandson a baby blanket. I found this baby blanket tutorial on Youtube and it looked like the ones my Sister In Law made me when my Daughter was born. So I new this blanket making method was a great fit for my needs and my skill level, which is a beginner, but this is a basic age old method used and loved by experienced seamstresses alike. It’s so easy, let me tell you how to make this gorgeous baby blanket.

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Materials:

  • 1 1/2 Yards Cotton (flannel)
  • 1 1/2 Yards Soft and Minky Fabric (any fabric will work for this method)
  • A sewing Machine
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Pins or Clips

Directions:

First, lay your two 1 1/2 yards of fabric on top of each other cut them the same size then pin.

How To Sew The Easiest Baby Blanket Ever

Then sew together with three quarter inch seam, leaving a six inch opening on one side.

How To Sew The Easiest Baby Blanket Ever

Then trim all your corners with scissors.

How To Sew The Easiest Baby Blanket Ever

Then turn the blanket right side out, poking the corners with a chopstick or corner turner.

How To Sew The Easiest Baby Blanket Ever

Then fold together and pin your six inch opening you left and pin, then sew a three quarter inch top stitch all the way around your gorgeous baby blanket.

How To Sew The Easiest Baby Blanket Ever

This is by far the easiest most efficient way of making a basic blanket. My Daughter and Grandson love it!

How To Sew A Baby Blanket

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