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June 28, 2021

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These blankets are easy to make and make a thoughtful and extra special gift for someone who is having a baby.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 metre fabric x 2 pieces
  • pen
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • pins
  • cotton
  • needle

Step 1. Measure a 91.44cm square on both fabrics.

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Step 2. Cut measured squares out

Step 3. Place fabric together and fold edges in 2.5 cm on each side, twice and pin.

Step 4. Hand or machine sew edges.

Blanket is ready

View the full YouTube tutorial below:

I love to sew and am definitely going to make one of these for my next friend that has a baby, so easy but so cute!

Have you ever made a baby blanket? Please SHARE any tips you might have in the comments below.

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  • Home made presents are very special.

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  • A home made blanket is a gorgeous gift!

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  • I’ve never made a baby blanket before, I’ve only knitted one. This looks so easy I’m definitely going to make some. They’ll make perfect gifts for new babies and I could also make some to donate to our local hospital for any Mum’s and bubs that may come in.


    • I would love to knit a blanket! Knitted things are so precious

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  • I love this! I think I need to invest in a walking foot to help sew with minky fabric though.

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  • Practical and personal – love this idea!

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  • I’m not someone who sews or is crafty at all, but I love this idea. Would be great gifts for expectant or new mums.

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  • I have made them my kids were little.

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  • I’ve never been great at sewing, but these do look adorable

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  • A nice and cute personal gift !

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  • This is a very cute fabric and a great idea as a gift for any new baby.

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  • Great gift for a baby shower and so much quicker than knitting one. Thanks for the tutorial.

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  • That’s such a cool idea, I think I might give it ago for the few babies coming into our lives soon.

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  • This would make such a great baby shower gift. Gorgeous for new baby.

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  • You could add quilting between the fabric to make it a little warmer.

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  • What a lovely idea for a personal present.

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