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Making a Patchwork Minky Blanket Mini Video Class on YouTube

I have been making patchwork Minky blankets for my Etsy shop nearly since the beginnings of La Rue de Fleurs in 2012. Simple patchwork with fun, playful prints and color palettes defines the collection. Each blanket has a particular theme or story it is communicating through the fabric choices. Sometimes those themes are very apparent, …

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New Adventures Patchwork Minky Blanket

This week I completed a new version of my popular Patchwork Minky Blankets. New Adventures has all of the features of this collection, including randomized square and rectangle piecing creating a dynamic patchwork effect, a tight color pallet and theme of woodland and geometric prints in a soft gray, black, white and yellow combination, and …

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Making a Patchwork Minky Blanket: Part 2, Sewing and Finishing

Making a patchwork minky blanket is a great beginner project if you’d like to get into quilt making, or are looking for a great gift for a new baby. In part one of the series, we discussed how to go about choosing fabrics. Here in part two, you will learn all of the fabric requirements, as well as how …

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Making a Patchwork Minky Blanket: Part 1, Fabric Selections

Making a patchwork minky blanket is a great beginner project if you’d like to get into quilt making, or are looking for a great gift for a new baby. In this two part series, I will explain how I make my popular patchwork minky blankets including tips on selecting fabrics and finishing with a turned …

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