What is a muslin, and what can I use muslins for?

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We’ve found lots of people asking, what is a muslin? What are muslins? What do you use a muslin for? Why do you use muslins? We are here to help! There are only a few things you actually need with a new baby, and baby muslins are one of those things that just makes life just a little bit easier.

What is a muslin?

A muslin is a finely-woven, breathable and lightweight cotton fabric. Often cotton or a bamboo mix, muslins are lightweight, breathable, and get softer with use.

Muslin baby blankets are the best!

Muslins are one of the purest, simplest, most gentle fabrics you can buy – a muslin blanket makes a perfect gift for new moms and babies, because of their exceptional breathability. The open weave and lightweight muslin fabric gives great airflow, and using a muslin swaddle blanket massively reduces the risk of a baby overheating. The muslin fabric’s breathability helps keep your baby comfortable and safe, and gives total peace of mind. Muslin blankets are also incredibly durable. It’s a workhorse fabric, giving it the ability to withstand countless washes—and best of all, it gets even softer after every wash.

Muslin blankets are also incredibly durable. Muslin cloth and muslin fabric has a unique ability to withstand countless washes—and best of all, it gets even softer every time. I would always recommend muslin blankets as a great baby shower gift, they are a great baby gift that is useful, beautiful and gets better with age!

Modern Burlap are our muslin swaddle blankets partner who have some beautiful muslin designs and amazing quality, they use high-contrast, black and white designs which help keep babies engaged.

How to use a muslin: 12 practical uses for muslins

If you are still wondering what to use a muslin for, or how to use a muslin, here are some 12 practical ways for you to try using a muslin:

  1. Burp cloth
  2. Tummy-time blanket
  3. Nursing cover
  4. Wiping little faces
  5. Creating a baby bib around their neck
  6. Lining a cot
  7. Swaddling
  8. Security blanket
  9. Covering a car seat while they sleep
  10. Roll them up for stability in a stroller or car seat
  11. Stroller cover
  12. Change mat / changing table cover

We have the most amazing muslins in stock which use the finest muslin fabric that you can also use as hangings over your babies crib or in the nursery. Check out our extensive collection of beautiful muslins. Muslins are a great baby shower gift and have a lifetime of endless uses.

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