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DIY Blanket Tutorials

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.

Homemade Blankets

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!

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Baby Blanket Tutorials

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!

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

No-Sew Fleece Mermaid Tail Blanket Pattern:  Use the braiding technique to make this cute no-sew fleece mermaid tail blanket pattern.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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!

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

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.

Easy Homemade Blanket Tutorials

How To Make a Blanket FAQs

How Do You Make a Simple Blanket?

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.

What Material Should I Use To Make a Blanket?

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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Nina

Tuesday 26th of January 2021

Love the fleece throws

Sue Gates

Friday 18th of December 2020

What is the color name and brand of that beautiful loop blanket. Cream, blue, rust?

Jessica @ Cutesy Crafts

Monday 21st of December 2020

The brand is Bernat Alize and the color is warm clay.

Linda

Thursday 15th of October 2020

Some really great ideas for first grandbaby on the way. Thank you.

Cathy

Friday 3rd of July 2020

Awesome ideas! I’ve been looking for fast easy ways to make blankets for my grandkids. You’re my new virtual best craft friend. Lol

Jessica @ Cutesy Crafts

Friday 3rd of July 2020

Oh, thanks bestie! :D Glad you like my ideas!

Shannon

Saturday 16th of November 2019

I love these ideas!

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