Sunday, August 30, 2009

Thoughtfulness for Cheaters

I wanted to make a blankie for the new baby boy who's coming to Everything Beautiful, but I've been buried beneath school and projects, so I just whipped up this cheater blanket while Matthew read Anna a bedtime story. It's a nice project, and super quick!
1. Buy a yard each of two cute flannels.

2. Wash, Dry, fold into quarters and even out the edges so they're the same size.

3. Lay them out, right sides together, and stitch around the edges, leaving a hand sized hole for turning.

4. Turn right side out, finger press the seam in, and stitch the hole closed.

5. Sew a few lines of stitching to hold the two pieces together.

6. Part with an adorable/strange baby card (scan it first, because you're card crazy) and pop it in the mail!

All done in less than 30 minutes.


Anonymous said...

we love the blanket! i wondered how you created it so quickly...hey, i might even be able to do that :).

betsyann said...

Glad you like it. :)

You definitely can! And it's a baby blanket, so it takes the pressure off. You know everyone will be looking at the BABY, not the blankie.