Receiving Blanket pattern

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Receiving Blanket pattern Pattern


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Sewing: Receiving Blanket pattern
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sewing straight lines

Pattern Description:

A receiving blanket is a baby staple - a lightweight blanket perfect for swaddling, for warmth or shade, for impromptu diaper changes, for a nursing cover-up - you can't have too many. Luckily, they're really easy to whip up.

On my sample I decided to add an appliqued bear. Recognize him? It's the Anywhere Bear applique pattern, enlarged just a bit.

In the pattern I give instructions for three finishing techniques - one quick and easy technique for making a stack of utilitarian blankets, one slightly fancier, and one heirloom-quality. You decide how much time you want to invest.

Expect to spend an hour or less at the fastest - more if you opt to add some embellishment or use a nicer finishing technique

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 36 inch square blanket


  • 1 yd. each of two fabrics

About Designer

About Designer

Wendi Gratz on
Shiny Happy World
by Wendi Gratz
high in the mountains of North Carolina
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I'm on a mission to teach people to sew, quilt, and embroider. I design patterns especially for beginners and I never release a pattern until I have videos teaching you every skill you'll need to complete the project. Have fun!

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