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A new blanket for a new baby

Added Aug 10, 2016

by miinkaa

Ivancna Gorica, ...






I decided to make something new for our new baby boy – Erik. Unfortunately he is forced to inherit almost everything from his older sister so I wanted to do something special just for him. I became a fan of this burda style sleeping bag (burda 9/ 2013, mod. 148) after I saw how the other sewers made it useful in two ways: as a blanket or as a sleeping bag. And because it can be done quickly – this is essential when you have kids. I still have to insert the press buttons which scares me because you have to make this right for the first time. You can’t make corrections after you make a hole in your garment.
It is made of: flannel, striped cotton (bought at AliExpress) and a white fleece blanket. There is a polyester stuffing inserted between the two fabrics. I also used my new bias tape maker to make some bias band to finish the blanket opening at the bottom. I also sewed small and big hearts so that the inserted stuffing would stay in place when washing the blanket.
It looks great I hope it will be useful.

Material Notes

flannel, striped cotton, a white fleece blanket, press buttons




Spring, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Romantic
Cotton, Flannel, Linen, Polyester

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    Aug 10, 2016, 09.33 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Congratulations ♥ This is so cute and lovely!

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