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Cars Blanket

January 19, 2011 Sarah Coggins

Yesterday Dylan and I went fabric shopping for a couple of gifts I am working on.  While browsing, we came across flannel with Disney’s Cars characters Lightning McQueen and Mater.  Cars is a favorite of Dylan’s right now and he was very excited.  I set the bolt across the cart in front of him.  He kept pointing at the cars saying, “ca, ca.”  How could I not buy a little bit?

After he went to bed last night, I referenced two tutorials (The Crafting Chick’s Minky Baby Blanket and A Feathered Nest’s Simple Baby Blanket).  Using the Cars fabric and some dark brown minky dot, I made Dylan a blanket.  It’s overall size is 32×36.

Cars Blanket

Perfect timing as a little impromptu gift for our sweet boy who turns 18 months today!  I gave him his new Cars blanket this morning.  He immediately began running his finger around it making car sounds.  I’m taking that as “thanks, Mom!”  🙂

Cars Blanket

Looking for more sewing ideas for little ones? See these posts: crib teething rail cover, baby ribbon blankets, infant car seat covers.

6 Comments

  • oceans5 January 19, 2011 at 9:48 am
    It turned out great and he sure does look happy with it. Cars is a favorite around here too. :)
  • Elle The Heiress January 19, 2011 at 11:04 am
    You're such a good mom!
  • Stacey January 19, 2011 at 12:01 pm
    That's so cute! I can't believe you made a whole blanket after he went to bed! Lately after Grant goes to bed, I just eat! ;) I've got a minky project in the works for G, so we need to talk about any sewing tips you have!
  • scrapchick January 19, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    Too cute! Great job!
  • Laura January 19, 2011 at 7:43 pm
    Super cute! Cam got a fleece-type Cars blankie for Christmas from his aunt and uncle. He loves it. :)
  • Bonnie January 19, 2011 at 7:48 pm
    What a lucky little boy to have such a sweet and talented Momma!
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