Polka Dot Lap Duvets! | Purl Soho

We’re seeing spots! Thanks to Nani Iro’s Summer 2013 collection of Double Gauze, we’re hypnotized by the delicate whimsy and classic timelessness of polka dots!

Polka Dot Lap Duvets! | Purl Soho

In love with these quirky prints, we’ve whipped up a new set of Molly’s fantastic Lap Duvets. Originally made from Nani Iro’s Spring 2011 collection, our Lap Duvets were later resurrected for a cuddly winter version in Ecrulet’s Flannel Stripes.

Polka Dot Lap Duvets! | Purl Soho

And now we bring you a summer-fresh palette of polka dotted blues and greens that perfectly reflect June skies, refreshing lakes, and splendid seas. Nothing beats these simple, lofty blankets! Polka dots and carefree florals, be sure to check out Nani Iro’s entire collection of Double Gauzes right here!


To make one 58 X 42-inch blanket:

  • 1 3/4 yards of Nani Iro’s Double Gauze Summer 2013. The prints used here, pictured above from top to bottom, are Pocho White, Grey, Aqua, Teal, Navy and Snow.
  • 1 3/4 yards of Moda’s Moda Muslin 200 count in the color Natural.
  • 1 throw size of Quilter’s Dream’s Wool Batting
  • 100% cotton thread. For the color White fabric, use the color 1040 thread; for the Grey, use 9045; for the Aqua, 7700; for the Teal, 7280; for the Navy, 7400; and for the Snow, 6080.


For the full pattern, including step-by-step photos and lots of tips, visit our original Lap Duvet post!