Where can I find geek fabric?
July 8, 2010 4:40 AM Subscribe
Help me make the ultimate geek baby blanket. I need a source for fabric!
posted by christinetheslp to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (11 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I don't have a lot of sewing experience, but I do enjoy making baby blankets out of two pieces of soft flannel. My son and nephew love theirs, and I've made a few for my soon-to-be daughter too.
Two couples I know are going to be having babies soon and I'd like to make blankets for their babies. Since it's the guy I'm acquainted with in each couple I'd like to make a blanket that reflects what they enjoy. One is into computers, programming, math, and music. The other is into role-playing games (both online and in person).
The problem is, I'm having trouble finding flannel that reflects these themes. I can find cotton with small geeky prints, but not flannel. Where can I find soft flannel with these prints? Alternatively, where can I find cotton fabric with a big print that I could cut out and applique onto a blanket (sort of like this