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Baby Blanket With Satin Binding

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Over sized baby blanket made from flannel with satin binding.

How to make a baby blanket with satin binding. This blanket came out so pretty with the black satin along the edges!

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My husband’s cousin is having a baby shower at the end of May so I decided to make a few items for her that were on her registry. Can you tell I was excited to craft and sew for a little girl?! With three yards of flannel fabric, I made an oversize receiving blanket, 2 burp cloths, 1 bib, and a taggy blanket. I also needed some additional materials as well though, as outlined for each project.

Oversized Flannel Receiving Blanket with Satin Binding

Cutting fabric for the baby blanket.


  • Flannel, 40×40 for each side of the blanket
  • Satin Binding (I used Wrights Satin Blanket Binding 4 3/4 yards, 100% polyester Black)
  • Sewing machine, thread, scissors, seam ripper, etc.


All you’re doing for this blanket is sewing the two 40×40 pieces right sides together, leave a small space (fists width) to turn, and then turn the fabric right sides out. At this point, you should iron your fabric flat to give it a more finished look. You can then follow the instructables tutorial to add your satin binding. I love the look of the zig zag stitches that they recommended.

I used this tutorial from instructables to do the satin binding, as I’ve never done it before. It’s pretty easy and the binding that I bought came with just the right amount for the oversized receiving blanket.

This is how I sewed the edges to finish the blanket. This is the trickiest part of this project.

Sewing satin binding on a baby blanket.
Satin binding corners on blanket.

I made matching burp cloths too!

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How to make a simple satin binding baby blanket.

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