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In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a comfy sweater with a cowl out of one of those fleece blankets I'm sure you have lying about the house. ...
Fleece Blanket - (mine was 55" by 48") Ruler or Measuring Tape White Chalk Pencil Scissors Pins Thread Sewing Machine
One of the great things about this tutorial is that it only requires 5 pieces of fabric My blanket was 55" by 48". I cut the blanket up so that I had...
Take your two pieces of fleece which are 16" by 22.5" and pin them together. At the top, mark 2.5" on both sides, then draw diagonal lines down to th...
Take your two sleeve pieces and fold them in half. Pin along the open edge of the sleeves. Take each sleeve to the sewing machine, and sew where you...
Take your two pieces of fleece which are 21" by 24" and pin them on top of each other. At the top, mark 6.5" in on each side of the shoulder.
Draw a line that is 11" down from the top. Use that line and those drawn in step 5 to draw a U. Turn it over and draw a shallow scoop. Cut out along...
Sew along the two tops of your fleece to create the shoulders.
Turn the sleeves right-side out. Pin the sleeves to the body pieces of fleece. Carefully sew your sleeves.
Mark in 1.5" on the bottom of the sweater on both sides. Draw a curved line from the armpits to connect. Sew along this curved line, then trim the ex...
Taking your 5th and last piece of fleece, join the two ends and pin them together. Sew along the 18" edge to join.
Like how you did with the sleeves, turn the cowl right-side out, and pin inside the neckline. The joined edges of the cowl should be in the middle of ...
And we're done! Super easy. Feels like you're wearing a blanket. Doubles as a hood. Winning.
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Posted:Dec 5, 2012
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