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Friday, May 20, 2011

Baby Blankets

It seems that this is baby season again, which means it's time for gifts to help welcome these babies into the world.  I was given one of these blankets for my son when he was born.  It turned out to be his favourite blanket or "Blannies" as he calls them.  I made him a total of about 8 of them and at any given moment he's dragging as many around the house as he can fit into his arms.
When I was making the fire truck one he got so excited cause he thought he was getting a new one.  I told him it was for a new baby and that he didn't need anymore.  He came back to me about an hour later and said "Mama, when I big I have babies and you make me one then".  Smart boy, I sure will but for now lets just worry about potty training you shall we.
This one was for a friend, who after three sweet boys finally got the girl she was wanting.  Pretty sweet.  Anyways all I do for these is take 1 metre each of coordinating fabric and sew them together.  I edge the outside and then sew a square in the middle of the whole thing to keep it together in the wash.  Simple and it only takes about 15 minutes to make one of these.


  1. I love these. And I always love simple, too. You've got a nice blog here with so many great features. I'm especially a fan of the sewing and cooking posts. I'm happy to have found you via Boost My Blog and am now following you. I'm leaving a link to my page to make it easier for you to follow me. (Don't you hate when you can't figure out how to get to someone's page to return the follow???)

  2. Very cute blankets!! Hello, I am stopping by from the Follow on Friday Blog Hop! I am your newest follower and I cannot wait to read more! I hope to have you stop by and follow me back :)

  3. I love baby blankets. Love how you've rolled them up with a ribbon, that's a good idea. Might copy that idea.

  4. Hi,


    I'm Amy from Cherie Girl (where EVERYone is fabulous). I'm you newest follower on your blog :-D I hope you can follow back XOXO

  5. The blankets are beautiful! Such a great idea!

    Mrs. White
    The Legacy of Home

  6. Very cute!

    I just found you through one of the Saturday blog hops! Can't wait to read more. Have a great weekend!

    Amanda @

  7. Too cute! I love baby blankets! I'm going to be making some soon too!

  8. New follower from the Finding New Friends blog hop, would love it if you'd swing by my blog when you get a chance! :)

  9. Hi there! Following from the Finding New Friends hop! Hope you can stop by and follow back!

    Amy @ Render Me Mama

  10. Hi there! Ifound you through the sit and relax blog hop! Just started following you on google. You can swing by my next of the woods at

    Love your ideas! Missy

  11. Happy Sunday! adorable blankets!!! I am a new follower from the blog hop and I look forward to following your blog!...Hope u can come by for a visit!

  12. I love making them also. He is so cute!
    I am following you via SRW blog hop. Please follow me.

  13. Hi there! Visiting from the FNF bloghop. Awesome blog! I am a new follower ;) Please stop by Diaper Style Memoirs and follow back :) Check out and enter the amazing Honeycup Giveaway while you're there!

    Diaper Style Memoirs

  14. New public follower here from You Like Me Friendly Blog Hop. Nice blog. I would appreciate you following back I would also appreciate if you would like me in facebook and in twitter @DeniseLillaRose. I always follow back. Just leave me a note so I know you stopped by.

  15. Hello, again I am following you via the Memorial Day Finding New Friends Weekend blog Hop. Please stop by my blog and say hello. I am your newest GFC follower



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