25 DIY Blankets for the Beach, Pool or Picnic

Picnics and hanging out at the beach and pool are some of my favorite summer activities. There is something about enjoying a good meal outdoors and splashing through the cool water that is quintessential summer fun. Along with these great outdoor activities, I do always love to add a new sewing project to the list and blankets seem to be just right. Who said blankets are just for winter? Sew up a waterproof blanket to keep dry on the wet grass during your next picnic, or add pockets to each corner to keep track of all your things on your next beach day. Start sewing for summer with these 25 DIY Blankets for the Beach, Pool or Picnic….

  • Blanket Tote Bag 1 of 25
    Blanket Tote Bag
    Keep away from the wet grass with a shower curtain blanket tote bag.
    Find out more at Craft Buds.
  • Under $7 Blanket 2 of 25
    Under $7 Blanket
    Just a quick trip to Home Depot and you'll have all you need to make this picnic blanket.
    Find out more at Twig and Thistle.
  • Patchwork Blanket 3 of 25
    Patchwork Blanket
    Give your blanket some vintage charm by doing patchwork.
    Get the tutorial at Censtational Girl.
  • Cute and Durable Blanket 4 of 25
    Cute and Durable Blanket
    Make yourself an outdoor blanket that is portable and will last.
    Get the tutorial at ikat Bag.
  • Rock Pocket Blanket 5 of 25
    Rock Pocket Blanket
    Keep your blanket from blowing away by sewing pockets to fill with rocks.
    Find out more at Sew Mama Sew.
  • Windproof Blanket 6 of 25
    Windproof Blanket
    Add grommets to your blanket so you can stake it down and keep it from blowing around.
    Find out more at Positively Splendid.
  • Making a Blanket Waterproof 7 of 25
    Making a Blanket Waterproof
    You can turn most blankets into a waterproof one with this easy tutorial.
    Get the tutorial at Martha Stewart.
  • Blanket and Blanket Holder 8 of 25
    Blanket and Blanket Holder
    Along with sewing up a blanket, make a blanket holder to keep it from unravelling.
    Check it out at Cherry Menlove.
  • Beach Towel Blanket 9 of 25
    Beach Towel Blanket
    Repurpose your beach towels into a beach blanket.
    Check it out at The Golden Adventures of a Very Dark Horse.
  • Tic Tac Toe Blanket 10 of 25
    Tic Tac Toe Blanket
    Bring a blanket to the beach that is comfy to sit on and also a game.
    Find out more at The Country Chic Cottage.
  • Key Clasp Waterproof Blanket 11 of 25
    Key Clasp Waterproof Blanket
    There's no chance of losing your keys in the sand with a key clasp attached to the blanket.
    Get the tutorial at The Mother Huddle.
  • Tie Dye Blanket 12 of 25
    Tie Dye Blanket
    Learn all the basics for making a colorful tie dye blanket.
    Find out more at Michaels.
  • Beach Blanket with Pillow 13 of 25
    Beach Blanket with Pillow
    Sew up a beach blanket that also has a comfy pillow.
    Find out more at Make Something.
  • Dyeing your Blanket 14 of 25
    Dyeing your Blanket
    Use these dyeing tips to help you transform a plain blanket into a beautiful and colorful one.
    Find out more at A Beautiful Mess.
  • Vintage Tablecloth Blanket 15 of 25
    Vintage Tablecloth Blanket
    Reuse a vintage tablecloth to make yourself an outdoor blanket.
    Find out more at Pure and Noble.
  • Ripstop Blanket 16 of 25
    Ripstop Blanket
    Use ripstop and a beach towel to make this weather resistant blanket.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Cutlery Blanket 17 of 25
    Cutlery Blanket
    Add a cutlery pocket to your blanket to make it easy to bring forks, spoons and knives.
    Find out more at Home Made Simple.
  • Post Pool Blanket 18 of 25
    Post Pool Blanket
    Make a warm and snuggly baby blanket to wrap up that water baby.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • Pocket Blankets 19 of 25
    Pocket Blankets
    Keep track of your belongings by adding pockets to your blanket.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.
  • Dip Dye Blanket 20 of 25
    Dip Dye Blanket
    Follow this dip dye technique to make your pool blanket pop.
    Find out more at Free People.
  • Cheater Quilt 21 of 25
    Cheater Quilt
    Sew up a picnic quilt in a flash.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Bed Sheet Picnic Blanket 22 of 25
    Bed Sheet Picnic Blanket
    Sew up a colorful blanket to use for the great outdoors.
    Check it out at Fiskars.
  • All Fabrics Welcome Blanket 23 of 25
    All Fabrics Welcome Blanket
    This blanket is great for a beginner and you can use almost any fabric you'd like.
    Find out more at Prudent Baby.
  • Ikea Blanket 24 of 25
    Ikea Blanket
    Pick up some Ikea towels to create this beach quilt.
    Find out more at My Material Life.
  • Doily Blanket 25 of 25
    Doily Blanket
    This simple technique will show you how to make a beautiful blanket with doilies.
    Find out more at How About Orange.

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