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Blossom and Grow Blog Hop: Two by Two Receiving Blanket

We’ve been invited by Maureen Fiorellini to join her Blossom and Grow Blog Hop! In celebration of her new fabric collection, Maureen has organized makers and projects each day starting on June 20. There will be tutorials, inspiration, and some fun giveaways! We have a giveaway here for you, too! Read on to find out more and see the beautiful receiving blanket we made with Blossom & Grow by Maureen Fiorellini for Studio E Fabrics.

Blossom and Grow fabric featured by it's use in remaking our Two by Two Receiving Blanket
Blossom and Grow blog hop graphic

Maureen’s Blossom and Grow collection has bright rainbows, fluttering butterflies, and hopping bunnies making it the perfect choice to welcome a new baby!

Two by Two Receiving Blanket

We thought Blossom and Grow would be absolutely perfect for remaking our Two by Two Receiving Blanket. We are so happy with how adorable it turned out!

Follow along with Kimberly in the tutorial below to see step-by-step how to make the Two by Two Receiving Blanket.

This cute-as-can-be-quilt project can be done in a day or less and is beginner-friendly, making it perfect for new quilters or little ones who want to learn. It finishes at 26″ x 26″.

Two by Two Receiving Blanket and Blossom and Grow Fabric

The only thing you need in addition to your fabrics and the pattern is the Creative Grids Multi-Size Curved Corner Cutter Ruler to form the rounded edges. And you can also use the free paper template with the Two by Two Receiving Blanket Free PDF Pattern if you like.

Next Stop on the Blog Hop

The possibilities are endless with Blossom and Grow! You can follow fabric designer Maureen Fiorellini on Instagram (@maureenmaker). Don’t forget to check out Maureen’s Blog for coverage of the rest of the Blossom and Grow Blog Hop and visit all the stops along the way!

We are sew excited to check out Fab Fabric Girl, Jenny’s, blog tomorrow to see what she made.

Blossom and Grow Fabric Collection

Gift Card Giveaway – CLOSED

And now for the giveaway! Here’s your chance to win a $50 Fat Quarter Shop Gift Certificate

  • The giveaway will close at 11:59 PM EST on June 22, 2022. Good luck!

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Share your work using #blossomandgrowbloghop and #marueensmakers on Facebook and Instagram, and tag @maureenmaker and @fatquartershop to join in the fun.

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73 comments

  1. Thank you all so much for this quick and easy receiving blanket tutorial. I’m coaching a friend in making her first baby quilt for a first granddaughter. So I believe crib sheets and this blankie would be a great gift in Blossom and Grow. Who can resist those precious butterflies and rainbows.

    1. It looks to be the cutest baby blanket fabric I’ve seen so far. Always looking forward to a new grandbaby!

  2. This is a perfect project for gifting, thanks so much for making my fabric look so adorable🤗. I just added this project to my list. It would be great for donating as well, since you could make them rather quickly.

  3. I just asked FQS about this pattern! Elva replied with the information. I think it’s such a cute pattern. Getting ready to welcome a new granddaughter to the family and I think I can make several of these for my son and daughter in law to welcome the new baby home.

  4. Love this! I would make tummy quilts for our local charity and pillow cases for the grandkids! So sweet❤️

  5. My little granddaughter wants to sew. I would make this receiving blanket with her and she could use it with her dolls.

  6. Would make such a cute baby quilt. Any leftovers could be made into a doll quilt (always popular and sew fun to sew).

  7. Oooh, this fabric is so lovely! I would make a sweet crib (or travel) pillow and matching blanket. The colors would be nice!💕

  8. This blanket is beautiful and the new fabric collection is amazing!!! I would make different sized pillows for decorations in my craft room, then I think a lap blanket.

  9. I would like to use the panel and coordinating material to make a young lady,s quilt. I am also thinking of dresses.

  10. I have several nieces and nephews who are starting families and would probably love the receiving blankets. Love the design on the new line.

  11. I would love to make that little receiving blanket, it looks wonderful in this fabric line! 💓 What a pretty collection!

  12. This cute fabric would make a cute topper for a new babies’ chest of drawers. There is a cute pattern in Pat Slone’s new book that would work perfectly.

  13. Such pretty fabric! I would make a blanket for my daughter who loves butterflies. And definitely use the orange peel fabric as a backing, works so perfectly.

  14. I would Make a sweet baby blanket.
    The colors are so soft looking. I would have to put hearts in those luscious colors!

  15. I would make a blanket for my friend in a nursing home. The soft colors are very calming. I think a pillowcase to match would also be appreciated.

  16. I know of some new little ones coming soon so I would love to make them a new quilt or receiving blankets. Such beautiful fabric to use!

  17. I would love to make the two by two receiving blanket. The fabric is the perfect fabric for it. 💕

  18. I love this fabric! I would make several receiving blankets as well as a quilt or two for future use. Hoping for great grandchildren soon.

  19. A sweet friend just had twin- boy & girl and I’d make these blankets and burp cloths to match.

  20. This collection is adorable! I love the pinks, blues & yellows, butterflies & bunnies… perfect for cute & cheerful bassinet covers for the preemies in our local NICU. They prefer 36 x 36 size so I would need to re-config the Two by Two pattern which is very cute! I have downloaded the pattern & will make it tonight! Thank you FQS for a precious pattern!

  21. “Blossom and Grow” would make the perfect quilt for my great niece! All of the colors are her faves! It would be a beautiful addition to her new bedroom 🌈

  22. I would make some receiving blankets as there a few couples in my church expecting. What a special gift these would make.

  23. I would make a quilt for my daughter who has just finished treatment for breast cancer an is trying for her 1st baby

  24. I’d definitely make a couple baby quilts. This looks like a fast easy pattern, and it would be great to be prepared for baby shower invitations. I’m usually queen of the last minute when it comes to making gift quilts. :)Thanks so much for offering this generous prize!

  25. We’re expecting our first grandchild in July and I’m ready to make a dolly and dolly clothes.

  26. I love this collection! It is perfect colors for the baby blanket but i would also like to make some zippered pouches to go with my sewing room!

  27. Such a beautiful fabric collection and I absolutely love the name Blossom and Grow! I would love to use this fabric to make some “huggie” quilts for newborn “preemies” in the hospital NICU. To Blossom and Grow is my wish for those special babies.

  28. It is perfect for baby quilts/receiving blankets which I love to make as gifts for new mothers – so that is what I would do.

  29. I have a friend who continues to have babies in the family every year. I’d love to make a blanket for her.

  30. I would make several baby girl quilts with this fabric. It is absolutely adorable! I have several colleagues who have just had babies. This fabric collection would be perfect.

  31. Beautiful fabric line! I know the obvious choice is a sweet baby quilt, my first pick, but also I’d like to try my hand at some sweet stuffed animals. Maybe a bunny, elephant or dog!

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