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Flannel Blankets in Record Time

Diy, Blankets, Crafts, SewingGabriela SimsComment

Hi there! I am on a craftastic voyage and I wanted to try making some swaddling blankets and I found this really cool tutorial that walks you through a self binding flannel blanket. I finished this one in a few nights and I took several breaks.

I started with my front and back. 

 

 I spy elephants! 

I spy elephants! 

Next I lined up my layers.

 

 Lining up my layers. 

Lining up my layers. 

Then I did my stitching on the wrong side. 

 

 Leave open a 5-6" length. 

Leave open a 5-6" length. 

Finally ready to turn it inside out. 

 

 Here's the blanket turned right side out. 

Here's the blanket turned right side out. 

Finally, after some top stitching, this flannel blanket is done!

 Nothing left but a wash and press. 

Nothing left but a wash and press. 

Try this out if you need a quick baby shower gift or some more blankets around the house, or to donate. Happy crafting!