• Craft Cotton Co

Personalised Baby Blanket

Updated: Feb 9

Project by Michelle at CreativeBlonde

Create a beautiful patchwork quilt that can be personalised for a special little someone.


Please read through all the instructions before starting your project

Finished size 40” x 46” (seam allowance 1/4” and has been added to measurements)


Materials

One yard of blue from the collection

One yard of white from the collection

1 FQ of pale blue fabric for side trims

2 FQ of denim blue fabric (binding + letters)

2 FQ Grey clouds jersey fabric (letters)

42” x 48” Heritage cotton mix batting from Bosal

42” x 48” Grey clouds jersey fabric (backing)

Gutermann thread

2 FQ Vlieseline Bondaweb

Haberdashery items

· Quilter’s ruler, rotary cutter/scissors

· Iron

· Cutting mat

· Basic sewing supplies

· Clover Fabric pen

· Odif 505 temporary adhesive spray



Method - cut the following to make the top quilt…


Six 12”squares from the blue fabrics

Six 12” squares from the white fabrics

This quilt is made up of 12 blocks

Join the squares together to create a 12 block (3x4) top quilt, press seams towards darker fabric.





Applique letters - Use the remaining left-over fabrics, for the appliqué letters


Type your chosen name or wording into Microsoft Word, increase font size to 280 using font Copper Black, Print and trace them onto the paper side of the bondaweb, a light box can help with this.


Roughly cut around each shape, and fuse to the Grey clouds jersey fabric.

Cut out carefully and leave to one side.

Peel off backing, and arrange onto the denim fabric, roughly cut out and fuse to bondaweb.

Cut out with 1” extra around the grey lettering, and fuse to quilt.




Free motion quilt around the blue fabric and the grey lettering, approx 1/8” from the raw edge


Cut two strips from the denim fabric, measuring 46” x 3”, and sew to both long edges of your top quilt, press seams open.

Baste the batting, and backing piece to the top quilt.

Quilt using your prefered method.

Trim away excess batting and backing fabric



Binding…


Cut 1 ½” strips from the denim fabric and join to create one long length, join to front edge of quilt. Press over ¼” and hand sew to the reverse.



Your quilt is complete!





To see more of my tutorials or to place an order, you can head over my website www.creativeblonde.co.uk and/or Instagram page www.instagram.co.uk/michelle_creativeblonde and www.facebook.com/creativeblonde66


Stockist for Fabric and Batting

www.visagetextiles.com

https://www.facebook.com/craftcottonco


Stockist for Gutermann ThreadS

www.guetermann.com/en

https://www.facebook.com/Guetermann.creativ.uk




Made by Michelle Roberts for The Craft Cotton Company 2021

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