April Sewing: Matchy, Matchy for Babies

Back in April, I went on a bit of a baby blanket sewing frenzy.  For these four blankets, I made matching little pouches to go with them.  Two of the blankets were for second-born babies, one was for a third-born, and one for a fourth-born.  The first-borns get all the good stuff. So the later kids deserve something new and fun, right?

Here’s all the blankets.

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Here’s all the pouches. I used both sides of the blanket in each center panel.  I used this tutorial, which I have almost memorized at this point, I’ve made so many of them.

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And, lest you be disappointed with so few pictures, here’s each matching set.

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This last blanket set was for my newest nephew, born to my brother and his wife who live in Northern Ireland.  For him, I added some embroidery! 🙂

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I lined all the pouches in bright white, assembly-line style.

017 (640x427)(I also sewed the pouches assembly-line style, thanks to Yiayia, who had the kids come over to play one Saturday morning, giving me a couple uninterrupted hours to sew!)

(And one of these days I’ll find enough mental space and keyboard time to write about more than sewing…)

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2 Responses to April Sewing: Matchy, Matchy for Babies

  1. stitchnsew says:

    those are adorable, love the colors! can you put the blanket inside the pouches? so it will be a carry on blanket?

    • Laura says:

      Thank you! The blankets are much bigger than the pouches so no, they don’t fit inside. That would be really fun though! 🙂

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