Sunday, August 30, 2009

Minky Initial Blankets

Remember when I bought this Minky on sale at JoAnn's? Well I used that to make what I am calling Minky Initial Blanket. I got the idea from my bff Erin.

P blanket

To make the initials I just cut out the letter in minky fabric, batting, & the cotton print. I layered them and then quilted the letter. Once that was done I attached the letter where I wanted it on the blanket and sewed around the letter.

P initial quilted

L initial quilted

The more you wash this blanket the more the letter will get ragged.

L Blanket

One of these blankets is for me and the other one is for my good friend, Sara.

Minky Initial Blankets

Well I am pretty sure I am done sewing blankets for awhile. I whipped out a bunch for me and a couple of my friends who are also having girls. I really need to start on the quilt but I keep changing my mind on the pattern. Hopefully I will stick with one soon.

Baby blankets


Unknown said...

These are really cute ! What a great way to personalize an already adorable gift!

Hope you're feeling well!

PunkiePie (Jen) said...

What a great blanket! Do you place batting in between the minky and the cotton fabric? My BFF is expecting her second daughter at Christmas and I would like to give her a few handmade gifts for the baby and the blankets you are showing would be perfect! And thoughts and tips would be appreciated!


Erin @ Two More Seconds said...

Yours turned out darling. Grahm loves his so much and it's my favorite blanket for him - so soft and the perfect size.

PunkiePie - we didn't put any batting in between the cotton & minky. This makes the blanket nice and thin but pretty warm because of the minky.

a good yarn said...

Simple yet stunning! Ann :)

Amanda Jean said...

those are really cute! my boys love anything on that has their name or initial. come to think of it, i do, too. :)

MichelleB said...

What a great idea! So cute.

Terri Y said...

I am loving the color! I know these are so soft too!

Just cut out my first minky project... hoping good luck...

thanks for the inspiration and for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Holy cow, that's a lot of blankets. They're cute and so soft I'm sure.

mandy said...

Very Cute! do you have a tutorial?

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