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  1. this is adorable! definitely worth the time you put into it. I have fun making quilts and blankets for each new grandchild and I”m always on the lookout for something new and unique. Thank you!

    I’m curious, though – do you only stitch the 3 layers of the blanket together around the outside edge? I have trouble with everything shifting and bunching if I don’t quilt or tack them together.
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    • JenSchon

      I serge around the edges which helps to hold all three layers. Also when I sew the circles onto the fabric I’m pretty sure the stitches go through the top layer and the middle layer. If I work really hard at it, I can make it go through the bottom layer too although I don’t think that’s necessary because the middle does get caught. Alternatively, you could leave the batting out and sew through the two layers of flannel.

  2. Julie Geoffrion

    So super cute but seems like a lot of work LOL 🙂
    My “OCD” is do the raised felt circles lend to a bumpy “uncomfy” blanket for baby?
    The first time I scrolled down this article (before reading it), I just assumed you were amusing yourself and distinguishing your circle patterns by drawing on them 🙂
    Very nicely done! (the drawings as well as the blanket LOL)

    • JenSchon

      I don’t think they’re uncomfortable. I gave a friend a blanket like this two years ago, and her little guy still uses it.
      Nothing in our home is safe from Ezra’s embellishments. 🙂

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