How do you finish a double-sided fleece blanket?
- Step 1: Lay the fleece fabric out on a flat surface and with your scissors even out any poorly cut edges.
- Step 2: Fold the edge of the fleece fabric over 1/2 inch, pin in place (if needed.) …
- Step 3: When you finish one side, fold over the next side, pin in place and repeat this step on the other three sides.
How do you finish the edges on a fleece blanket?
Once you have your fleece fabric cut to the dimensions you want it to be, all you need to do is finish your blanket. You can finish a fleece blanket with a simple folded hem, by adding fringe to the edges and tying it into knots, or by weaving fringe loops around the blanket’s edges to create a braided edge.
What is a double Minky blanket?
This ultra soft, double sided minky blanket kit features two layers of luxe minky fabric, pre-cut, de-shedded, and ready to sew. The finished size of this baby blanket is 35×29 inches and is perfect for cuddling, swaddling, and to use as a security blanket.
What is double Minky?
$ 9.25. Fabric Type. Double Sided Minky 14 oz 100% Polyester 3mm/7mm Pile. Double Sided Minky is a soft, silky cuddle fabric that has a raised pile which doesn’t pill and stays soft wash after wash. Unlike traditional minky, this has the soft minky pile on both sides, instead of a soft side and a flat woven back.
How do you finish the edges of a Minky blanket?
The first and easiest way to finish the minky blanket, is fold over those edges 1” towards the wrong side (white solid color) of the fabric and sew it down. You can use a zig zag stitch or a coverstitch machine. With the pile of the fabric, those stitches blend right in and you can hardly see them.
How do you finish the edge of a single layer fleece blanket?
It’s easiest to move the tape as you work on each side rather than adding the tape to all four sides at once. Remove 6″ square from fleece corner using scissors or rotary cutter and ruler. This will allow your blanket to lie flat and give it a nice finish.
How much fleece for a no sew blanket?
No sewing required! You will need 2 pieces of fleece, about 1 to 1 1/4 yards each, a pair of fabric scissors (or a rotary cutter – much easier!), cutting board (or some kind of cutting surface) and a ruler or straight-edge.
Can sewing machines do blanket stitch?
Blanket Stitch: This is a popular method of stitching applique and it’s formed with a straight stitch along the outside edge of the applique followed by a perpendicular stitch into the applique shape. Depending on your sewing machine, you may find more than one blanket stitch option, possibly up to five!
What kind of stitch should I use on fleece?
Use a good polyester thread and a slightly larger stitch length (3mm-5mm). Stitching with a straight stitch is fine for most seams, but a small zigzag stitch is recommended at points where the seam will endure more movement, like armholes.