CoOl DIY - Burp Cloth Tutorial - It would be great to embroider or applique a design on the fabric panel. Another idea is to use a soft, absorbent flannel as the middle panel. Id finish the edges a bit differently too, but still a great tutorial.
The Half Hour Baby Blanket Pattern has a classic and simple look, meaning it is absurdly easy to make this free baby blanket pattern to match any nursery theme. You can make this homemade baby blanket with printed fabric or going with a simple pastel