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2 Ways to Make a Double Gauze Baby Lovey

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Hello Everyone!

Yesterday I shared how you can hand stitch or hand quilt around a shape or motif on your fabric.  Specifically on double gauze fabric with a butterfly.  In today’s post, I want share how you can make a baby lovey with double gauze fabric 2 different ways.  A lovey is a small blankie or security blanket.  Great for car rides or stroller rides and it’s nice when baby doesn’t get attached to a giant blanket 😉  These can vary in size, I often use up scraps.  I like to keep it at least 12 inches on 1 side.


Here is the first method, featuring a hem 😉  I like the hem because in my experience babies like to chew on the corners 😉

Fabric with motif
Pearl Cotton #8
Embroidery Needle
Thimble (I don’t use one, but you may want to) You can also use a band aid on that finger 😉
Thimble Pad (another thimble option)
Snips (or sharp scissors)


Here is the 2nd method.  It doesn’t have a hem, but still super easy.

*Be careful when you do big stitch quilting to make sure little fingers won’t get caught.


See the video tutorial below for the step by step instructions!

How to Hand Quilt Around a Shape
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