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Game On: Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

Game On: Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

When it comes to sports, we've got you covered! Whether it's football, baseball, basketball or soccer, it's always fun to create projects and gifts for sports fans to enjoy off the field. With the Super Bowl just around the corner, we wanted to share some cute sports-themed projects and prints to wrap up in while watching the big game. 

See Related: How to Sew a Throw Blanket & Free Throw Blanket Pattern

These sports-themed minky plush fabrics work great as a minky plush throw blanket to take to outdoor sporting events, or used as a bedspread or pillowcase for the little (or not-so-little) sports fanatic in your life.

These projects were created with a wide variety of Shannon Fabrics Cuddle® Solids and Prints and Luxe Cuddle®.

To make the ball shaped pillows and shapes, we used a number of cutting dies from AccuQuilt. We got creative and used the circle shape and size from our Silly Cuddle® Monster Pillow free pattern to make the basketball shape. 

Most of the pillows were stuffed with our favorite polyester stuffing from Fairfield World and created using Metrosene polyester thread from Mettler. For the strip quilt, we used batting from Quilters Dream Batting, 505 temporary adhesive basting spray from ODIF and many of our other favorite sewing notions and tools.

We hope you find some inspiration below to create your own sports-themed projects, and may the best team win!  

Projects and Ideas

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

The unique strip quilt sports blanket features Allstars Cuddle® Blue, accented with strips of Cuddle® 3 Snow, Luxe Cuddle® Hide Caviar and Luxe Cuddle® Marble Rust. We used our Picture Perfect Cuddle® Quilt free pattern but changed it up a bit. The finished quilt measure approximately 38" x 58" when finished.

For all you football fans, we'll be creating a free pattern for the football pillow (check our Free Patterns page for updates)! The football was created in Cuddle® 3 Brown and Cuddle® 3 Snow.

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

The basketball pillow made in Luxe Cuddle® Marble Rust and Cuddle® 3 Black.

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans and Free Football quilt pattern

And, we're super excited! We have a free pattern coming soon for not just this fun football stuffie, but this football quilt as well! The football quilt/blanket was made in Cuddle® Dimple Brown and Cuddle® 3 Snow.

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

The football quilt is great for a throw for the family room, a stadium blanket or enlarge it for a bed size quilt!

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans and free football quilt pattern

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans and soccer ball pillow

For all you soccer fans, out there, we've also got a pillow for you! We made this giant soccer ball pillow in Cuddle® 3 Snow and Black.

Sports Prints 

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

Allstars Cuddle® Blue

This print highlights a variety of popular sports including baseball, soccer, football and basketball on a royal blue background.

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

Baseball Cuddle® Royal

Baseballs, baseballs and, you guessed it, more baseballs on this baseball-themed minky plush fabric print.

Fun Minky Sewing Projects and Fabrics for Sports Fans

Champs Digital Cuddle® Blue

This digital minky plush fabric includes a variety of sports gear (baseball, soccer, football and basketball), and works great as a minky plush throw blanket to take to outdoor sporting events, or used as a bedspread or pillowcase for the little sports fanatic in your life.

If you have any questions about Cuddle® minky plush fabrics or any of our Cuddle® Kits, feel free to contact our friendly, no-pressure customer service team at 866-624-5252.

Ready to start creating with Cuddle® minky fabric? Use our store locator to find a selection of Cuddle® minky fabric online or near you.

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Written by Ellen Mickelson
Ellen Mickelson is the Marketing Manager at Shannon Fabrics. She loves sewing, quilting and knitting, as well as plants, flowers and gardening. Ellen is a cat lover, and a super proud parent who likes being in nature, taking walks outside around the MN lakes, working out and yoga. She's also a beginning Salsa dancer.
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