\Flannel & Voile Blanket // Sewn

I am sure that somewhere, someone is able to capture the luxury of a flannel and voile receiving blanket. That someone is not me, so take my word for it–if you make one of these, you are going to want to make one for everyone you know, starting with a throw sized one for yourself.  Delray Fabrics is going to start selling flannel and voile receiving blanket kits, so Pam gave me some fabric to try it out.  The flannel shows through the light colored voile a bit, so I would probably choose a print or a darker voile if I were to do this again, but I love it! The colors are unexpected, but fun, I think. I followed the simple directions on Anna’s site, rounded the corners and used bias (voile) binding. And, I pinned it like crazy before sewing the binding on by machine.

Note: Karen has some beautiful flannel on sale for $5 a yard in her shop, if you would like to make one.  HT: Katy

Linked to Finish it Up Friday and Sew & Tell.

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11 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    Posted December 2, 2011 at 2:37 pm | Permalink

    I LOVE it :) The blues and greens are so pretty together! These are quite addictive to make. I love the feel of these fabrics as I am working with them, even if I don’t get to use the blanket myself.

    -Winnie (phr0gg)

  2. Posted December 2, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Permalink

    So pretty! I have no doubt that it is more so in person and oh so soft. Great finish! Smiles~Beth

  3. Posted December 2, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Permalink

    it’s gorgeous! the colors are beautiful together and I bet it feels so great. the only problem is I want to reach through my screen and smoosh it. 😉

    thanks for linking up to finish it up Friday!

  4. Posted December 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful! I’ve been wanting to make a throw quilt out of flannels.

  5. Posted December 2, 2011 at 6:17 pm | Permalink

    That looks SO cozy and warm! Great job! :o)

  6. Posted December 2, 2011 at 6:24 pm | Permalink

    Yeah…I want one for myself! Gorgeous.

  7. Posted December 2, 2011 at 7:02 pm | Permalink

    That is beautiful! looks I need to make one for me!

  8. Sara
    Posted December 2, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Permalink

    Very NICE and perfect finish!!

  9. Posted December 2, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Permalink

    It’s so nice! And looks very warm (today is freezing in Madrid!)
    Un beso
    Elena

  10. Posted December 2, 2011 at 10:36 pm | Permalink

    Yum! It is beautiful!!!

  11. miamihoney
    Posted December 2, 2011 at 5:45 pm | Permalink

    Super adorable! Looks great and cozy too.

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