Intro: Braid Edge Fleece Blanket
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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