Self Binding Baby Blanket

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It’s baby shower season!  Ok…I know babies are born all the time, but for me, I know a handful of mammas-to-be who are expecting in March or April.  For showers lately, I’ve been trying to get a little something from the registry and also create a little something from the heart.  My friend Diana and her husband have an adorable little French Bulldog so when I saw this fabric at Joanne’s, I thought it was perfect for a little baby blanket!

It was my first time sewing with Minky fabric (the soft fabric with the little dots.)   I had heard it was tricky to work with but this blanket wasn’t very big so I managed just fine.  The blanket is folded up in the picture provided but the finished product was roughly 38″ x 38″.

To make the blanket, I followed this great youtube tutorial “The Self Binding Baby Quilt”.  It was easy to follow and I love how it turned out.

I think my friend will love it!

Happy sewing.  🙂

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