Faux Chenille Baby Blanket – TUTORIAL

by Dana on November 30, 2010

Creating a faux chenille blanket tutorials wasn’t really on my to-do list. But then so many of you asked for it…how could I not?? I’ve been sewing these for about 5 years and have shared the directions (cryptically) with a few friends through email over the years. So I’m glad that it’s all written down […]


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Lucy’s baby blanket

by Dana on November 5, 2010

A couple weeks ago we got stuff down from the attic, looking for Halloween supplies. And deep in one of the boxes was Lucy’s baby blanket.It made me smile.It still fit around her little girl body.And reminded me of simpler times. I made this blanket almost 5 years ago, before the thought of blogging even […]


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hello baby Leah

by Dana on June 29, 2009

This past Friday our niece Leah was born. We were lucky to see the cutie, only 23 hours old the next day.And as a Welcome to Life gift I brought the simplest thing ever: a knit-fabric receiving blanket. This is the perfect go-to gift.Cut a large 40×40 square of soft knit, serge around the edges […]


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baby boy

by Dana on June 18, 2009

Gifts for my friend’s baby boy shower the other night: a joon bug blanket, in simple flannel with a micro-suede border:And since she offered me a bag of clothing cast-offs last week (yipee!) I thought it would be fun to give something back to her (in a refashioned way). Not sure if they’re the most […]

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