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Sew an Easy Beginner’s Baby Quilt

December 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Sew an Easy Beginner's Baby Quilt by The DIY Mommy

Quilts are so beautiful. I’ve always admired people that can make gorgeous quilts with intricate piecing and meticulous machine-work.
For my handmade Christmas this year, I decided to make a quilt for my one year old …

Sew a Boutique Blanket – For Baby!

October 16, 2012 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Sew a Boutique Blanket for Baby from The DIY Mommy - Tips on choosing baby-friendly fabric and sewing with minky

by Christina Dennis

This post on how to sew a generously fluffy boutique blanket has been quite popular for the last few months, and I’ve also received a few questions via comments and emails on how …

Sew a Boutique Blanket

May 11, 2012 – 5:09 am | 24 Comments

I love soft, cuddly blankets! My favourite combination for a blanket is to sew it using cotton on the outside and buttery soft minkee fabric on the inside. The result is a substantial, high-quality blanket that is wonderful for a baby, for a living room throw, or for a bed! Minkee (or “minky”) fabric can be very thick and slippery. It also is a pain to cut because it can be so furry – fuzz can fly everywhere! In this tutorial on how to sew a “boutique” blanket, I’ll share how I work with this fabric. It’s a little tricky, but the results are beautiful.