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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®.

We now have patterns to create these sports balls! Choose from: Slam Dunk Basketball Pillow, Soccer Ball Pillow and Touchdown Football Pillow! Download them here

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

For all you football fans, we have created a free pattern for the football pillow (click here for the free pattern)! 

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

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 (click here for the free pattern).

Sports Prints 

We offer minky plush fabric in a variety of sports themes, including baseball, soccer, volleyball, football and basketball - or a combination of several in the same print like we have here in “Playbook”.

Playbook Cuddle® Navy

This print highlights a variety of popular sports including baseball, soccer, volleyball, football and basketball on a navy 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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