Baby’s Memory Blanket

One of my sorority sisters asked me to make her a blanket using her son’s blankets and baby clothes.

Baby Blanket 2 EDITED

I used
98% of the baby items on the front and the back. I also used a layer of cotton batting plus a layer of polyester mid-loft to give it that extra coziness you can see. I chose a free-hand meander on my long-arm machine to give it just enough density to make the negative space puff up.

My “sister” and I were both proud of how it turned out. Thank you for letting me help you cherish your son’s baby memories with this blanket, Karen.

After years of thinking about it I finally found the perfect person to create our memory blanket. This quilt is made of all our favourite baby Sammy onesies and receiving blankets; it is crazy awesome, super soft and brings a tear to my eye. Thank you Elizabeth for sharing your incredible skills and what little spare time you have to make this treasure!” ~ Karen R.

Baby Blanket 1 EDITED
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22 thoughts on “Baby’s Memory Blanket

  1. That is a keepsake! It makes me wish I had saved more of my childrens' little clothes! Such a great idea! Thanks for linking up with the Creative Spark Link Party!

  2. This turned out so amazing! You did a wonderful job creating this work of art for your friends son. Thank you for linking up at Totally Terrific Tuesday! I hope you make it back this week and share more of your awesome goodies with us! Have a great week!!
    Jess

  3. You brought the cutest blanket to our party! Thank you. Pinned and tweeted. We feel honored that you take the time to stop by our party. I hope to see you on tonight at 7 pm. We love to party with you! Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

  4. What a beautiful quilt! That is to go in a keepsake box and not be used :). Thanks for linking up to last week's Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party. I've pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.

  5. What a precious and cherished gift you have made for your friend!
    Congrats – you are one of our Featured Guests at Inspire Me Monday #160 at Create With Joy!

  6. What an awesome idea to preserve for when she was a baby. There are so many ways we can make keepsakes with this same idea!!! Glad you found someone you trusted to create such a memory!!! Thanks for sharing on Friday Feature!!!
    Have a great week, Karren

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