How to Make a No Sew Fleece Blanket with Fringe
I bought some fabric for Emma to make a single layer no-sew fringed fleece blanket for my niece, who is due to arrive any day now.
Single Layer No-Sew Fleece Blanket with Fringe Tutorial
Emma’s fringe is about one and a half inches wide and five inches deep. Make sure you flip all of your fringes in the same direction, and don’t forget to pick up your blanket.
A No-Sew DIY Gift for All Ages
Most no-sew fleece blankets that I’ve seen are double layer, but if you’re willing to put in a little more time and effort, this crocheted baby pattern is adorable.
How do you finish the edges of a single layer fleece blanket?
Remove 6″ square from fleece corner with scissors or rotary cutter and ruler, allowing your blanket to lie flat and giving it a nice finish.
How many yards of fabric do I need for a no sew fleece blanket?
For a baby blanket, you’ll need 1 yard of each fabric (for a total of 2 yards), 1 1/2 yards for a child’s blanket (for a total of 3 yards), and 2 yards for an adult-sized blanket (for a total of 4 yards).
How do you make a no sew fleece blanket?
Blanket with No Sew Fleece
- Step 1: Pick a Print and a Contrasting or Matching Solid.
- Step 2: Line Up the Two Fabric Pieces.
- Step 3: Trim to the Same Size.
- Step 4: Cut Out the Corners.
- Step 5: Cut the Fringe.
- Step 6: Start Tying Knots.
- Step 7: Continue Around the Blanket.
How do you finish the edge of a fleece blanket?
A fleece blanket can be finished with a simple folded hem, fringe added to the edges and tied into knots, or a braided edge created by weaving fringe loops around the blanket’s edges.
How do you make a fleece throw blanket?
- Cut the Fabric. The amount of fabric you’ll need is determined by the size of your blanket.
- Round the Corners. If you want your blanket to have square corners, skip this step.
- Stitch. Begin backstitching in the middle of one of the long sides.
- Turn Right Side Out.
- Finish Stitching.
What tension should I use for fleece?
In your sewing machine, use a standard needle size 80/12, but if the fleece is heavy, use a 90/14, and use a thread with some u201cgiveu201d in it, as this fabric can stretch. I use Gutermann thread or a polyester thread for fleece.
How many yards of fleece do I need for a queen size tie blanket?
Furthermore, how many yards of fleece do I need for a queen size tie blanket? A bare minimum of 11 yards is required for a standard queen comforter measuring 90 inches wide by 95 inches long, but 12 yards is recommended to allow for straightening the fabric.
How many yards is a full size blanket?
|Full||5 yards||7.75 yards|
|Queen||5 yards||8.5 yards|
|King||6 yards||9 yards|
How many yards do you need to make a fleece blanket?
1.5 yards of Deluxe fleece will make a standard throw size fleece blanket, while two yards will make a slightly larger blanket, perfect for people who are on the tall side. This fabric isn’t cheap, so look for sales or coupons when purchasing yardage.
Should I wash fleece before making a blanket?
Step 1: Prepare the Fabric Wash and dry both pieces of fabric (Note: Fleece fabric shrinks when dried; therefore, drying the fabrics before making the blanket is beneficial.)
How big is a no-sew fleece blanket?
Step-by-step instructions for making a No-Sew Fleece blanket. Fleece comes in 60-inch widths, so your blanket should be around 60 x 60 (or longer), with the finished product being about 10-inches smaller than the fabric you started with.
Can you use flannel to make a no-sew blanket?
To begin, you’ll need about 2 yards of fabric, which I chose from a variety of plaid flannel fabrics. I like working with flannel because it’s great for no-sew projects, it’s warm, and it’s super soft. Depending on fabric sales and coupons, this could be a very affordable project.