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. […]
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, […]
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.
If you’ve ever used a Minky blanket, then you probably know it’s one of the softest blanket fabrics on the market today. So what could possibly make a Minky Mamas blanket any better? What about a weighted Minky blanket?