Repairing Holes in a Baby Blanket?

I have a baby blanket and I want to fix the holes. I have tried sewing the holes together, but the fabric tore more. Any suggestions? I love the blanket and don't want it to tear apart! There are holes like the one is the picture is 4 or 5 other spots as well!
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March 28, 20201 found this helpful
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This may be a time to find a soft fabric and stitch it to the blanket, covering the gap and in an applique style.

The blanket fabric looks much to fragile to cinch it together to see. That risks more damage.

I can find you some good how to applique videos on YouTube if you need them!

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Yes I would appreciate that thank you

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March 28, 20202 found this helpful
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I do not believe your blanket is repairable but you may be able to place a new layer of cloth over the entire piece.
Search Google for a quilting or sewing class in your area (your zip code) and take it to one of these places to see if you get someone to help you.

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You might also try asking for help at your Michael's or JoAnn's as they usually have people's cards that do this type of work.
It may cost to get it repaired but it then would be like new.

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I would try embroidery thread (s) with large needle . You can try to match the stitch width or length to blend better. Hand stitch not machine.
If all fails put it in a shadow box perhaps with other memorabilia. ( baby shoe.,hair etc)

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March 28, 20202 found this helpful

They have iron on fabric pieces, also you could attempt to sew by hand mending the torn/holes securing with a tight knot!

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March 30, 20200 found this helpful

I would try hand stitching a piece of fabric underneath to maybe hold up the areas that are ripping. Maybe using some clear hot glue if it wont hold a stitch.

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