Free Sewing Patterns and Directions to Sew Blankets

Baby Shower to Nursing Home Gift Ideas and More

A blanket is a welcome gift for a newborn infant throughout life to a senior citizen. A blanket that is homemade holds special meaning and is sure to become a cherished possession.

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    Two Layer Flannel Baby Blanket. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    Two layers of flannel make this a warm but not too warm baby blanket. A perfect blanket for the different seasons as well as different reasons. Two layers of something to lay a baby down on is always better than one!

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    Here are easy to follow simple directions to transform flannel or soft washable fabric in to a snuggly receiving blanket. Given the speed that babies spit up and other soiling events happen, consider sewing a couple as a welcome gift.
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    Fleece Blanket with Cotton Quilting Charm. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
    This blanket features the warmth of fleece and the ability to add a cute print cotton fabric to create a warm and adorable blanket. Looking at the quilting fabrics makes the possibilities endless.
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    Is there any thing more comforting than snuggling up with a cozy blanket to watch television or read a book? Here is a very simple blanket to make with fleece and gain warmth beyond belief, for the blanket's weight.
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    A tag blanket is bound to be a baby's favorite blanket. Browse the more than a dozen free sewing tutorials listed to end up combining or making the tag blanket that tickles your fancy. It's bound the be a hit with all of these free tutorials to choose from.
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    From Baby Blanket To Toddler Poncho!

    Paula Cummings shares a great way to turn an unused baby blanket into a poncho! Use those special balnkets to have a wearable garment using these directions.