It’s no secret that I love making a homemade blanket. They make wonderful gifts, and don’t need to be complicated. I’ve rounded up all of the posts on my site that will help you make a blanket. I don’t like big sewing projects, so most of these are pretty easy. A few of them are even easy enough that they could be a beginner blanket tutorials.
How To Make Blankets for Babies
Easy Baby Quilt from Receiving Blankets: Upcycle all of your old receiving blankets to make this easy baby quilt from receiving blankets. Such a fun way to use them as your baby grows!
DIY Stamped Muslin Swaddling Blankets: Muslin receiving blankets are so great for swaddling, and now you can customize them with stamps. Make your own DIY stamped muslin swaddling blankets.
How To Make a Blanket for A Baby: This is my go-to homemade blanket for baby shower gifts. It is so easy to make, and makes the best “throw-on-the-ground” blanket for baby. Learn how to make a blanket for a baby.
Make a Blanket No-Sew
How To Make No-Sew Fleece Blankets with a Braided Edge: If you don’t know how to sew, don’t worry. You can learn how to make no-sew fleece blankets with a braided edge. These are so easy and look so pretty!
How To Make A Tie Blanket From Fleece: Here’s another no-sew fleece blanket that is super easy to make. Learn how to make a tie blanket from fleece.
No-Sew Fleece Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern: Use the braiding technique to make this cute no-sew fleece mermaid tail blanket pattern.
How To Make a No-Sew Blanket with Minky Fabric: Did you know you can also learn how to make a no-sew blanket with minky fabric? It doesn’t shed, so it’s also fair game for the braiding technique.
How To Make a Loop Yarn Blanket: Don’t be intimidated by a yarn blanket, thinking you have to learn how to knit or crochet. Learn how to make a loop yarn blanket with no hooks or needles required. It’s so easy!
How to Sew A Blanket
How To Make Fleece Blankets from Scraps: Have a bunch of fleece scraps laying around? Don’t throw them away! Learn how to make fleece blankets from scraps.
DIY Picnic Quilt: Use your old jeans and scraps of fabric to make an adorable DIY picnic quilt. I even show you how to make a carrying strap.
How To Make a Weighted Blanket: Weighted blankets are great for helping people sleep. They can get kinda pricey though, so I learned how to make a weighted blanket myself. This tutorial also shows how to make a removable cover for washing.
How To Make a Blanket FAQs
The simplest way to make a blanket, is to take two pieces of fabric, sew them right-sides-together, turn it right side out, and sew the opening closed. Check out my post on how to make a blanket for a baby that can be made larger for a child or adult.
It’s best to use a soft material like flannel, fleece or minky to make a blanket.
I hope you liked these ideas and found some inspiration to make a homemade blanket for someone (or yourself).
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