You’ll love this blanket’s easy binding, formed by wrapping a flannel backing square around to the front to create a wide, continuous border. We also show you a clever way to stitch the rick rack in place for a perfect reveal.
The unique binding is created from a patchworked panel. Piece together skinny scraps side by side, then cut bias strips from the assembled fabric panel. Includes links to full tutorials on both making and attaching bias binding.
Meet our favorite turtle, Toby. He’s not only as cute as they come with his shy smile (made with darts!), he also has an important job: holding his owner’s PJs in a hidden pocket on his bottom shell. Includes a free pattern download.
With a rag quilt, you want your seams to sew. After washing and drying, the exposed seams gently fray or ‘rag,’ producing a very soft and cuddly feel – perfect for babies. Our design features unique scalloped outer edges.
We call it our Nap-In-A-Bag: a lightweight drawstring bag that holds a bound fleece blanket and a matching pillow. This clever portable sleep set is a great option for school naps, grandma’s house, or anywhere a little rest is needed.
Our owl pals are a generous size (18″ tall x 16″ wide) for easy squeezing or laying your head for a nap. We especially love their big, bright eyes; they’re staying wide awake so you can doze safe and sound. There’s a full pattern set.
This easy to assemble knit blanket is made from 15 wide and narrow panels in three coordinating knits. The blanket layers together in a snap and is cleverly sandwiched and topstitched so all seams are finished front and back.
Even if you’re staying home for the holidays, kids would love crashing near their own Christmas tree in this cozy sleepover bag and matching pillowcase made in pretty holiday flannel and cotton. It’s big, but it’s not complex.
Small and soft; those are the requirements for a “lovie” – a cuddle-up-with-me blanket that is destined to become an instant favorite and a soothing companion for nap time, story time, or anytime a little soft security is needed.
This handsome (and easy) quilt is made up of bright, bold geometrics. We added a custom monogram to a bottom corner square to personalize the project and make it a cherished keepsake for baby and parents.
This time of year, baby showers seem to come in waves! Stumped for a great gift idea? This adorable pillow pair is one of our “Baby Shower Power Gifts.” The basic piped pillow pattern is fast and simple and the free, downloadable animal appliqués are super cute.
Strip piecing is a fast and easy mainstay in quilting; we’ve borrowed the technique for a bundle-y Cuddle® blanket. And, rather than using only one-directional strips, we mixed horizontal insets within the main vertical strips.
For new moms who prefer to cover up when nursing, this solution has boning encased in a channel along the top to create a little curved window so you can keep on eye on happy baby from up above.
Cotton sheets are crisp and clean and launder beautifully, but they can feel cool on baby’s cheeks. Sometimes it’s nice to switch up to a soft fleece to help your little one drift off to dreamland in warm and cozy comfort.
Soft receiving blankets and cute little hats are a classic combo to delight a new mama and daddy. If you are brand new to knits, we also link to our full Sewing with Knits tutorial for helpful tips, tools, and techniques.
This is a nursery must-have! Bundling up baby after bath time with a hooded towel is easier and cozier. We used terry cloth with a bright cotton binding. Add a matching washcloth and you have a #1 Baby Shower Power Gift.
Wrap up your favorite someone in this snuggly rag quilt with its special “secret admirer” heart appliqué. A rag quilt is sewn together so the seams show on the outside. After washing and drying, the seams begin gently fray or rag.
These eye popping pillows are created in Candy Shag Faux Fur. The long nap starts as pure white at the base with brilliant candy colors at the tips. As the nap shifts, so does the color. Wonder if that would work on my hair?!
We selected cozy flannel in two bright prints along with a coordinating cotton. A matching pillowcase makes it a complete sleepover set. And the wraparound harness with built-in handle means it’s easy to carry to and from.
Wash your hands! Getting little ones to follow this important recommendation can be challenging. Make washing up more fun with these cute hand towels. We’ve created two adorable whale appliqués you can download for free.
You’ve promised to make a baby quilt. You’ve had nine months to get it done. Right?! Now, the baby is due in a week! What are you going to do? Our fast, but still adorable, Charm Pack Baby Quilt might be the answer.
These adorable blankets are simply begging for hugs. Made with a double layer of super soft luxury fleece and sporting a lightly stuffed animal head and ears in one corner, who could resist giving them a loving squeeze?!
Cute blankets are always a welcome baby gift. They are a bit like little baby drop cloths. Like painters, babies are often in need of their own little piece of clean real estate, which they can then destroy as they choose.
A plush baby blanket with a lush satin ruffle – it just doesn’t get any cozier than this! It’s an absolutely beautiful blend of soft and smooth textures and a perfect idea for the next new baby on your gift list.
Tuck a letter to Santa in one pocket, a special treat for him in the other. Then, leave the pillow out overnight and check in the morning to see what Santa has returned. Perhaps a letter back and another special treat!
A baby’s first year is all about touch. Why not create a wonderfully soft surface full of interesting textures to investigate?! It’s what’s called a “tag blanket,” combining the classic security blanket with an activity play mat.
Our ergonomic burp cloth pattern allows the cloth to curve around your neck and drape fully over your shoulder from front to back. It’s designer-level protection in absorbent double gauze and Cuddle fleece.
It’s a Baby Shower Power Gift that is the Goldilocks of receiving blanket options. Three different styles in one project: Baby Bear Decorative Stitch Blanket, Mama Bear Rick Rack Blanket, and Papa Bear Bound Edge Blanket.
A cheater quilt is one in which the top fabric is pre-printed with a patchwork design, allowing you to skip the piecing. It’s super fast and easy! As a fun twist, we used a soft piped edge rather than traditional binding.