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 […]
It’s starting to feel more and more like time has no meaning—as though something that happened five months ago might as well have happened five years ago, as we teeter forward through this quarantined limbo. Just five months ago, however, as the CDC encouraged us to practice “social distancing,” they decided that they needed to […]
It’s challenging to have a good day these days: the news is dire, the weather is changing, the days are growing shorter, and practically everyone you know is struggling with the extended, physical isolation that healthcare professionals have recommended we continue as the pandemic stretches on. Every time you head out to the grocery store, […]
During these uncertain times, it may be hard to feel connected to the ones we love. We think gifting a custom blanket is one way to help you feel closer to friends and family who are far away.
Now that you have finally got your hands on a luxurious Minky blanket, how do you wash it? There are a variety of suggestions for washing a Minky blanket, and today we want to share the ones we find best.