- 2 yards of flannel material. I used 1 yard of print, and 1 yard of solid white. You can use whatever you want.
- Coordinating thread.
- Wash and dry the fabric. Iron if necessary.
- Place one piece of flannel right side up, and lay the second piece of flannel on top of the first, right side down.
- Pin the layers together, every inch or so, the whole way around.
- Being sewing in the middle of one side. Do not start at a corner. Using a straight stitch and a 1/4-inch seam allowance, sew all the way around the blanket, but leave about a 6-inch hole in the side where you started, or big enough to put your hand through.
- Turn the blanket right side out. Use your fingers to poke the corners into points. Smooth out blanket edges so they're smooth, or press them flat with an iron.
- Pin the 6-inch hole together so the edges stay tucked inside while you finish the blanket.
- Then, sew around the edge of the blanket a second time. Do not start on the side where you have the hole pinned shut. Start anywhere else except there.
- Use a very small seam allowance when sewing the second time. 1/8-inch, if possible. Sew the whole way around the blanket, and back stitch a the beginning and end.
And here are the few other goodies I made for her. A few washcloths, and an adorable beanie. I just love that flower on there!
I had so much fun making all of these things... I hope she enjoys them! :)