These blankets are super easy and all they require our two pieces of fabric one cut 40" x 40" and the other cut 30" x 30". This means you need just under a yard for one cut and just over our yard for the second cut. I use flannel for these blankets, with the exception of one blanket which are used minky or cuddle fabric for. I found the Minky very hard to work with as it seem to stretch and not keep in place as well as the flannel while sewing.
The first blanket was for baby Ryker, I did a car racing game for him.
The next two blankets were for baby Colton, my son. I did an animal theme for both.
The fourth blanket I made was so much fun, and it was for baby Madison. Had already created some pink and white and purple and white pinwheels and just wasn't quite sure what to do with them. So I pieced them together as blocks and then did the self binding tutorial on the outside.
This tutorial is truly great because it allows you to create mitered corners with barely any work. Plus you do not have to add binding to your blanket which for me is huge!!
Update: it is the most recent so finding blanket I have created it was for my niece Ezry who was born on derby day in May 2014.
I love all of these blankets, and they are so quick to make. Under an hour! Cannot beat that when working on baby gifts.