Quick & Easy Handmade Gift Idea: Fleece Throws

Fleece Throw Tutorial from Craft Quickies

My son is obsessed with cozy blankets and he’s obsessed with Lightning McQueen, so I decided that I should combine those two obsessions and make him a simple, no-sew blanket as a Christmas gift.  I just decided this today, and I whipped it out in a flash during nap time.  This would be a perfect gift for you to make for anyone on your gift list.  Kids, adults, girlfriends, siblings, ANYONE!  It would a great wedding gift as well!  Fleece throws for everyone!  HOORAY!  Ok, calming down now…  ;)

I used a yard of this fabulously tacky Lightning McQueen fleece that I spotted at JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores, but I’m sure you could find something much classier.  I know that JoAnns has a lot of sales going on right now, including a sale on their No-Sew Fleece Blanket kits, so head on over and grab one while you can!
Fleece Throw 2 Now, how do you go about making this blanket?  It’s a piece of cake!
Fleece Throw 1 First you trim the edges of the fleece if you need to.
Fleece Throw 3 Next you cut a square off of each corner of your blanket.  I think that mine were about six inches by six inches.
Fleece Throw 4 Now you cut strips.  Mine were about a inch and a half wide.
Fleece Throw 5 Time to tie your strips off.  While tying they can get a bit tight, so you may have to tug them apart a bit.  Don’t worry, the fleece can handle it.
Fleece Throw Final That’s it!  You’re done!  So go wrap it up or snuggle up in your brand new fleece throws!  Happy Holidays!

Sarah Westover McKenna
Sarah is the scattered creative mind behind Bombshell Bling. A former elementary school teacher and a current stay-at-home mom, she loves developing her creativity through her blog and her jewelry design business, Bombshell Bling Jewelry. Sarah is a lover of all things vintage, colorful, and BLING. She is also a sweets addict with a major obsession with s'mores.
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