This Instructable is for an easy basic baby blanket. It has two layers of flannel and a satin binding. It is very baby-friendly in that it can be machine washed and does not need any other special care. The blanket only takes about an hour or so to make.
-two 1-yard pieces of flannel -one package satin blanket binding (at least 140 inches long, I use Wrights) -thread -a sewing machine and knowledge of how to use it -something to mark your fabric like tailors chalk -scissors -sewing pins