Is anyone in need of free crochet patterns for Stunning Blanket Edgings? Think about the moment in which you join afghan blocks, finish the last row of your temperature blanket, or make the last granny square. This is a great moment, right? What you need now is this last crucial thing – a beautiful border that will make it all come together. This is a fun way to finish the edge of a simple fleece blanket that is similar to a “tie-blanket”more sophisticated look. For this project you will need: 1 1/2″ yards of a fleece material, I used lavender fleece scissors sewing machine and thread and a crochet hook To start this project trim your fleece fabric by cutting of the selvage edges to have one nice clean piece of fleece.
Lay the two pieces of fleece, one on top of the other with the wrong sides together. Cut away 2" squares from each corner. Cut fringe along each edge that is 1" wide and 2" deep, cutting through both the top and bottom fabrics.
Fleece blanket edging braid. Dec 5, 2018 – Explore hellcat50's board "Braided fleece blanket tutorial" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fleece blanket, Sewing fleece, Tie blankets. This is a fun way to finish the edge of a simple fleece blanket that is similar to a “tie-blanket”more sophisticated look. For this project you will need: 1 1/2″ yards of a fleece material, I used lavender fleece scissors sewing machine and thread and a crochet hook To start this project trim your fleece fabric by cutting of the selvage edges to have one nice clean piece of fleece. Again, the measurements can vary according to your preference, and the size of the blanket, just be sure to make them each the same size (or as close as possible). Bigger strips will provide a bigger braid around the edge of your blanket, and smaller strips will be a little more finicky, but can leave a tidier braid.
Here is what you will need to make your very own Braided Edge Fleece Blanket: 1.5-2 yards of fleece. scissors. self-healing mat. hot glue gun (or needle and thread) First thing you will need to do is square off the yardage of fleece you bought, then cut off a 4 inch square at each corner. May 9, 2016 – Explore Pam Sirmans's board "Fleece Blanket Edging" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fleece blanket edging, Crochet edging, Fleece blanket. If you are planning to make a fleece blanket for yourself, a friend, or a charity, forget the boring tie blanket and make the Braided-Edge Fleece Blanket DIY instead! This DIY project is simple, requiring only basic sewing, and looks way cooler than the stereotypical tie blanket. While tie blankets have a very casual, unrefined look to them, the braided fleece blanket looks like it came from a.
Fabric Crafts Sewing Crafts Sewing Projects Diy Projects Fleece Blanket Edging Fleece Throw Braided Fleece Blanket Tutorial Flannel Blanket Blanket Crochet For the past few days we've been working on some fleece blankets for Project Linus which is a really cool organization that provides blankets to children and teens in the hospital. Thanks for the new idea on how to finish a fleece blanket. I'm a little confused tho' as it looks like the blanket is only 1 layer of fleece. The "traditional" knotted blankets I have made used knots to attach/secure the 2 layers of fleece blanket together. I like this idea as even folding the knotted ones is a pain how much room the knots take up. To make a fleece blanket, start by cutting a piece of fleece fabric that's the size you want your blanket to be. For a blanket that covers a twin-size bed, make your fabric 39 inches by 74 inches. Then, simply finish the edge of the fabric using a serger or by hand stitching a blanket or whip stitch.
Instructions for Braided Finish Fleece Blankets Square up fleece and remove selvage edges before starting to make a Braided Finish Blanket. Cut out 3" squares from all 4 corners. This is very important. The Braided Finish Blanket will not lay flat if the corners are not removed. Place a strip of masking tape 3" from the edge of all four sides. My church women’s group got together to do another service project. This one involved making fleece lap blankets for hospice patients. We had a great time making these blankets from fleece scraps before, but a lot of the women don’t know how to sew. For that reason, we decided to make no-sew fleece blankets instead. This method is for a fleece blanket from a single layer. Updated Nov. 2011 – If you're looking for a way to make a braided edge for a double layer fleece blanket , check out my new tutorial here. I like this one because there are no bumpy knots, and it uses shorter fringe (only 2 inches).
Braided Edge Fleece Blanket 12:36 PM. Braided Edge Fleece Blanket: I saw this technique and had to learn it! I LOVE a warm cuddly fleece blanket!. How To Make A Braid Edge Blanket. Cut a 3" by 3" piece from each corner of the fleece. Cut a 3" x 3" piece from each corner: Leave the selvage edge in place. Fold the edges of the blanket over 2.5. This is a fun way to finish the edge of a simple fleece blanket that is similar to a “tie-blanket”more sophisticated look. For this project you will need: 1 1/2″ yards of a fleece material, I used lavender fleece scissors sewing machine and thread and a crochet hook To start this project trim your fleece fabric by cutting of the selvage edges to have one nice clean piece of fleece. Topstitch the blanket all around, ⅛"-¼"from the edge, closing the gap. To help the two layers to stay together, sew a little cross right in the middle of the blanket. Sew back and forth a couple of times in each direction. Finishing the Edges. Topstitching is just one way you can finish the edges of your blanket.
Less fleece is lost to the fringe, so you end up with a bigger blanket; For each blanket, I started out with 2 pieces of fleece that were each 1 1/2 yards. (Fleece usually comes 60 inches wide on the bolt from the fabric store.) I layered them on top of each other with the sides out that I wanted to show. Method 2: Making a Sewn Fleece Blanket. DIY sewn fleece blankets flaunt a great look. The method used in making one, as directed by scatteredthoughofacraftmom, is also pretty simple and straightforward and can be used to make almost any size of fleece blanket.. Once you’re done making it you can decide on whether to keep it for yourself or gift it as a present to someone you truly care about. How to make a pom pom trimmed deluxe fleece blanket. Ok, now for my favorite one: the pom pom trimmed fleece blanket. This blanket is the most expensive one, seeing as you need 7 yards of pom pom trim. Using 50% off coupons for both the trim and fabric, the total cost on this blanket was $30, but I think it was worth every penny.
Braid Edge Fleece Blanket: This easy braid edge fleece blanket is cuddly and soft without the hard knots of no sew fleece blankets. This project is ideal for beginning sewers. A braided blanket is relatively easy to make at home using inexpensive materials. Using fleece makes a blanket that is soft and warm. It also means you don’t need to finish the edges of the fabric strips as fleece does not fray. You can use a sewing machine or hand-sew the blanket together. No Sew Braided Blanket: Hi I'm Maverick12 and I love cuddling blankets. This blanket is a twist on the classic tie blanket. The edges are braided in a sense to create a beautiful edge.
You can fold over the edges of the blanket to create a hemmed edge on your blanket, or you can leave the edge unfolded and sew along the raw edge of the blanket. It is up to you. If you decide to fold the blanket over, fold 0.5 inches (1.3 cm) of material over on each of the 4 sides of the blanket and insert pins into the folded fabric to hold.