Baby’s Memory Blanket

Custom Baby Quilt using baby clothes and receiving blankets

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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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Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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  1. 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

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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!!

  6. 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!

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