How many yards of fleece do I need for a no sew blanket?
Even if you don’t have a no-sew fleece kit you can still use this tutorial to make a no-sew blanket! What is this? For a child-sized blanket, you’ll need to purchase two different pieces of fleece fabric measuring 1.5 yards. For an adult-sized blanket purchase two lengths of fabric measuring 3 yards.
What type of fleece is best for no sew blankets?
Polar fleece is also good for no-sew projects (like a flower – get the free tute here) or tie blankets (check out my ultimate tie blanket guide here) . Polar Fleece can be divided in to two categories, anti-pill and non anti-pill.
How do you tie a fleece blanket with fringe?
Tying the Fringe Hold a set of fringe pieces (a back and front piece), and tie a square knot. Tie each knot so it is tight, but try not to pull at the fabric too much. Continue tying the pieces of fleece together until you have worked your way all around the blanket. Your fleece tied blanket is now done.
How long is the fringe on a fleece blanket?
about 6 inches long
Measure and Cut the Blanket Corners The sample fringe is about 6 inches long, so the square is 6 inches from each side in the corner. You can adjust this if you’d like, starting with a square that is anywhere from 4 inches to 8 inches.
What is the wrong side of fleece?
On standard fleece the right side is nubbly and the wrong side is smooth. When the pattern instructions say, “Place the two pieces right sides together,” it means place them nubbly sides together. Fleece marked “anti-pill” looks this way, too, and tends to be ultra-soft and cuddly.
Should I wash fleece before making a blanket?
Step 1: Prepare the Fabric Wash and dry both pieces of fabric. (Note: Fleece fabric will shrink when dried; therefore, drying the fabrics before the blanket is made is beneficial. Wash in luke-warm water, and dry on low heat.)
How do you make a blanket that you tie the ends?
Hold a set of fringe pieces (a back and front piece), and tie a square knot. Tie each knot so it is tight, but try not to pull at the fabric too much. Continue tying the pieces of fleece together until you have worked your way all around the blanket. Your fleece tied blanket is now done.