The rise in popularity of the Minky blanket can’t be denied. Billboard advertisements have popped up all along Utah’s freeways, Minky Mamas’ Facebook Live events have grown into major gathering places for blanket aficionados, and every holiday, birthday, and graduation is no longer complete without the gift of a luxuriously soft throw blanket. Thanks to
We love blankets and strongly believe that blankets make a difference in peoples lives.
If you’ve ever witnessed a child, or even a pet, carrying their blanket around the house, you know it’s much more than just a blanket. As adults, we tend to lose some of the magic and imagination that easily comes to children. We look at a blanket and see just that- a blanket. It’s something
Dyeing fabric is one of the oldest industries in the world, with the very earliest dyeing instruments being dated at 400,000 years old. Throughout the majority of human history, fabrics have been dyed by using pigments derived from rocks or soils that are gathered and ground up. In some instances, the pigments are then roasted
There is something about wrapping yourself in a blanket that feels sublime; the softness of Minky fabric around the skin; the heat all about you; the security of being separated from the world. For many, unfurling a blanket and putting it around them is the quickest way to experience comfort, safety, and warmth. No wonder
With Minky Mamas, who we are and what we do are one and the same. We seek to deliver comfort and warmth, not only through our Minky blankets themselves but also through the meaningful connections they create. We want to take some time to share with you, our valued customers, the inspiration behind each blanket.
How many people do you know who still have their baby blanket? Do you? We love the thought of a baby blanket sticking with someone beyond the toddler years. We want your gift to last a lifetime! Here are some tips for helping encourage your child to bond with their Minky baby blanket. How to
The history of quilting and patchwork goes back several hundred years. We know of quilting that stretched across Europe as early as the 1300s and has virtually infiltrated every part of the world. In Russia, archeologists believe that they have found the oldest quilted piece, dated back to 100 BC. Now we see anything from
Did you know that the word textile comes from the Latin word “textilis”, which means “to weave”? Textiles encompass any filament, fiber, or yarn that can be made into fabric or cloth. Initially, the textile industry only included fabrics that could be woven. Today, however, with the latest definition, textiles encompass much more than weaving.
Here at Minky Mamas, we are known for our beautiful, hand-sewn blankets. We started our company as a way to share love and comfort with people everywhere with our super soft and cozy blankets. We understand that blankets are for everyone no matter their age because everyone deserves to be comfortable whether they’re feeling unwell
There’s something very special about handmade gifts like hand-sewn blankets and scarves. Whether making one yourself or receiving one, it’s easy to feel the love and care the maker put into the craft. Hand sewing is an ancient art that requires precision and is for beginners and experts alike. Over the ages, it has evolved