When I worked, I had a business that involved spending time in the homes of my customers. I worked for many of them for over fifteen years and got to know the family. I did not know that many older children, say . . . . . in their teens still slept with their receiving blankets. I thought that my son was one of few that did that. He loved the silk part of the blankets, still does! I made this flannel minkie pillowcase with a silk tie embellishment, thinking it might be the ideal thing for anyone trying to break a young child from carrying their worn out blanket. I decided to use different fabrics to accommodate which ever part of a blankie a child might be attached to, stuffed animal, silk, or the softness of flannel. I think it turned out very nice and I think just about any kid would love it. Good pillow cases are expensive to buy new. Lets get started!
Step 1: Supplies
What you will need:
1 Standard size pillow case 21 X 32 this will serve as a visual aide
1 Silk neck tie embellishment
1 Large button
Flannel fabric cut double approx 21 X 32 see bottom note before cutting
Minkie fabric cut double ( fat quarter will be plenty )
All pillows come in different sizes, it is best to measure your pillow or a case that fits it to determine the size.