A blanket is a great gift to give
to the needy, to our troops or to anyone else for that matter
and fleece is a great fabric to make it from. It is warm, soft,
washable and can easily be cut and made into a blanket by practically
anyone without doing any sewing.
To get your fleece blanket project going just follow these 4
Select the style of blanket you
would like to make:
A simple blanket can be made just by cutting a single layer of
fabric to size and rolling it up.
Or, use two pieces of fleece to make Kwik-Sew's classic no-sew blanket
with knotted fringes. You can download their instructions here.
For a slightly more involved and tailored edge use this braided
no-sew edge for your blanket. Instructions are in a tutorial here.
number of yards of fleece you will need. To start, decide on the
style of blanket (a,
b or c
above), the size (see below) and whether there are to be
one or two layers of fleece. If you like, we'd be glad to help
you figure out how much fleece your project will need.
receiving blankets are usually 30-inch squares;
blankets are about 30 to 36 inches wide and 48 inches long;
blankets are 48-inch squares; and,
blankets are between 54 to 60 inches wide and 60 to 72 inches
our fabrics here:
and we will work with you to make your fleece blanket project
Cut and Knot
We can help you here too and cut the fabric to the rectangular
size you want for your blankets.
Then have your team cut the fringes and tie the knots to
finish the blanket. Send us an email or give us a call for
details and pricing.