Easy Homemade Baby Gift: No-Sew Baby Blanket

This super-simple homemade baby gift tutorial only requires a few basic materials and, best of all, no sewing machine is needed!

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Photography by Carlo Mendoza

This no-sew blanket is not only super-cute, but your pregnant pal will be touched that it was crafted by you.

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 m polar fleece (1 m each of two colours, if desired)
  •  3 m assorted ribbons
  •  large flat surface
  • scissors

Instructions

1. Lay two pieces of polar fleece on top of each other and cut to 1 m x 1.25 m. Pin with large quilting pins. Cut 10 cm squares out at each corner.

2. Cut fringe 10 cm deep by 2.5 cm wide around all edges of the fabric. Be sure to cut through both layers at the same time.

3. Cut ribbon into 20-cm long strands.

4. Working your way around the blanket, tie the pieces of fringe together in a knot. Tie a piece of ribbon around every other knot.

Looking for more DIY crafts to spruce up your home? Check out these Hand and Footprint Art Ideas or our list of Adorable Name Art Projects for the nursery.

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