Craft: No Sew Fleece Blanket?

Can someone tell me how to make a fleece blanket with ties?

By beka marshall from Burlington, IA


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September 1, 20090 found this helpful

And these are so warm and cuddly to curl up in a chair or couch. I'm sure the people receiving your gifts are thrilled. In fact, each one is probably looking forward to receiving one at every occassion you are invited to. I didn't realize the fabric was so inexpensive. I'll have to check it out. I know there are many, many to choose from in the stores.


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September 1, 20090 found this helpful

Where do you find fleece that inexpensive? When my nieces and nephew had their babies I made them blankets that were 1 1/2 yards in length. I use a print on one side and a solid color on the other. The prints where I live run between $7.00-$8.00 at WalMart and the solids are between $4.00-$5.00 a yard.


The fabric is cheaper than at the other fabric stores in town. I do like to sew jackets out of the polar fleece because they are so easy to sew and don't fray.


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September 2, 20090 found this helpful

Sometimes Joann's has no-pill fleese on sale for only $4.99 per yard. Check out their online sale flyer:
This price is for solid colors only. This week (Sept 1-09) there is a sale on prints. Regularly $12.99, now $8.99 per yard:;jsessionid=G5OQGFPNHOL0EP4SY5LVAFJ50LD3UUPU...

I've seen these blankets. They make a great starter project for someone that doesn't consider themselves "crafty". Hopefully making one of these will give a beginning crafter the confidence to make other things.


Beware: Use care! Those little tabs, if the wrong size can come untied & cause a baby or toddler to choke. Maybe a dab of Fabri-Tac can be added to the center of the knot to make double-sure it won't come undone.

September 4, 20090 found this helpful

Looks great, but just checking, How wide are the cut strips, in the photo they look about one and half inches?


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September 4, 20090 found this helpful

When I make these blankets I make the strips about as wide as my finger. That is the width I have seen on any of the ones that I have seen in person.

September 9, 20090 found this helpful

Very, very nice. I made two blankets a couple of months ago for my twin grandchildren. Also, one for my nephew's birthday last month. They are such nice gifts.


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September 11, 20090 found this helpful

I have a lot of blankets & quilts for home use or in the car so I don't need one but I am wondering,because I recycle a lot & find a big thrill in doing so, if I could substitute the use of fleece for recycled sweat pants & tops.


I don't see a reason why not myself.Just wanting the input from others who may also think that sounds alright


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December 24, 20090 found this helpful

Click on video link at top of website and use the search box.


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