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After years of working in nursing homes and hospitals, I have learned the extreme value of a good lap robe. Our elders, whether living within institutions or recovering ...
Supplies: 1. basting thread - contrasting color to fabric 2. machine thread - color of fleece fabric 3. fabric marking pencils 4. fabric - flannel (4' x 6') ...
Pre-wash fabric and booties to remove excess dye and minimize shrinking. Dry and press fabric. Position fleece panel facing down. Using fabric pencil, trace a (3' 8") x ...
Using fabric pencil, trace an (8" x 12" ) dashed line rectangle on the excess flannel piece. Cut out, leaving ( 1/2" ) seam allowance.
Position fabric piece face up. Turn fabric's seam allowance to inside and pin, then baste. Machine stitch fabric using matching color thread, (1/4" ) from edge, all the ...
Place flannel and fleece pieces together, each facing out. Pin together at match points.
Position robe flannel side up and, using thread that matches fleece, machine stitch a "quilting" seam, spaced (1) foot from left edge of robe. Begin by placing a ...
Place robe flannel-side up, making sure fleece panel's "picture" is positioned appropriate to the placement of the Handsleeve . Place Handsleeve on flannel crosswise, facing up, centered on ...
Place robe flannel-side up, making sure that fleece "picture" is positioned appropriate to position of Handsleeve and booties. Place booties on flannel, facing down, toes pointed downward and ...
Position robe flannel-side up. Moving from left to right along edge, fold in fleece and flannel's seam allowances and pin together.
Machine stitch fabric together, (1/4) inch from edge, all the way around, using thread the same color as the fleece. Trim thread "tails"...and you are done. Someone is ...
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