Designing Your Personal Fleece Blanket

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If you have ever wanted to create a fleece blanket, but didn’t want to dedicate a lot of time, then you really have to reconsider and see for yourself just how easy it really is. You could make a professional looking blanket that will add style and comfort to any area in just a couple easy steps.

To begin, just make a trip to any wholesale fabric suppliers in your town and purchase 2 equal pieces of fabric, reaching about two and a half yards; the length is actually up to you, but a fleece for an adult is best suited close to this size, or if you are making a fleece for a child, then you may cut down to an even two yards if you like. For young children, you may opt to select a microfleece, which s lighter, or you can select a denser fleece, depending on your intended use for the blanket. A medium fleece is more often than not the more popular choice because it’s soft, yet still gives enough warmth to be utilized all year round without being too heavy.

When selecting your fabrics, you would be wise to think of a print that either has one plain color, two matching colors, or two opposing colors, and the choice should compliment the majority of the décor in the room. After you are about to begin and you have chosen your selection, you should lay the pieces out flat, either on a table, or a clean floor, and make sure that they match up and are free of wrinkles or folds. Remember to make certain to cut away any excess from the sides so that the selections are of equal sizes.

Trim a five inch square from each corner, while using safety pins or something of that variety to keep the edges in place, and then Begin to cut a symmetrical 1” from the remainder of the border of the material. Once this is complete, remove the excess fringed strands and tie them together with a simple square knot, and start tying them at each corner to provide support as you work your way around the edges.

After you’ve completed this step, you are finished and now have a great new piece to add to your décor, and you may start using it at once. Fleece throws are extremely simple to make, and make antastic presents for baby showers, holidays, or even for house-warming gifts. Easy to put together, and long-lasting, fleece blankets are a fantastic compliment to any area and could supply warmth and comfort for the whole family.


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David Textiles, founded in 1985 on the philosophy of providing quality fleece throws at competitive prices. We are wholesale fabric suppliers offering a wide range of licensed and exclusive fabrics. We are a leader in the design and execution of a variety of base cloths. Customer Satisfaction is, and always will remain, priority number one at David Textiles. Ben Cohen David Textiles Inc.

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This article was published on 2011/07/07