This easy braid edge fleece blanket is cuddly and soft without the hard knots of no sew fleece blankets. This project is ideal for beginning sewers.
Step 1: Measure and Cut a 3" X 3" Square of Fabric From Each Corner
For this project you will need:
2-3 yards of fleece
Sewing Machine - with zigzag stitch
Step 2: Fold and Sew the Folded Edge
Fold the blanket over 2.5"-3". Using a zigzag stitch, stitch all the way around the blanket.
Step 3: Cut Slits
Cut 1.5" wide slits all the way around the blanket.
Step 4: Braid the Edge
Starting at a corner, grab one of the cut loops. Pull the next loop through the first loop.
Step 5: Pull the Next Loop Through the First Loop.
Working 1 loop at a time, pull the next loop through the loop you're holding.
Step 6: Work All the Way Around the Blanket
Loop by loop, work your way around the blanket.
Step 7: Keep Braiding Until All 4 Edges Are Done.
Hand or machine sew the last loop to the blanket.
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