I always wanted to have a beautiful red and white checkered picnic blanket. Big enough to for all of us. Waterproof and easy to clean (washing machine safe). Well… I dreamed and now I can say dreams come true!
We have Waterproof, big enough, red and white checkered picnic blanket. I saw the beautiful cotton flannel fabric and can’t resist. Finally, I made it yesterday! It took me few month to get starting and only 5 minutes to finish the blanket. It was easy!
Material & Tools:
- Red & White Checked 100% Brushed Cotton Flannel
- Vinyl Tablecloth
- Basic sewing tools
- Overlock / Serger (Or sewing machine)
Cut the fabric and vinyl table cloth the same size or fabric a bit bigger than vinyl tablecloth if you don’t have overlock. Serge the fabric all around or double fold and sew with sewing machine. And that is it!
2 in 1:
I didn’t sew those two parts together for one good reason – easier to clean. Vinyl Tablecloth can’t be washed in washing machine. Also, the fabric may have spots to clean after each picnic. Also, I can use Vinyl Tablecloth separately as a table cloth or soft cotton fabric as a blanket for colder summer nights.
This picnic blanket set will travel with us through Europe 🙂 and I hope it will serve us many more years :).
P.S. Thank you Adventures of five for inspiration!