- While fleece is a fairly forgiving fabric with which to sew, making the squares as square as possible is key. My wonderful husband, who happens to a skilled carpenter, whipped out his oversized square and helped me get everything lined up perfectly.
- Use a straight stitch--my machine was set a #4 for stitch length.
- Trim the seams severely. This really helped the blanket look more finished and sew together much more smoothly.
- If you pull gently on fleece, it will curl to the wrong side.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
I am super pleased with the blanket I made today--same fabric as the earlier one, so no new pic though. I used 10" squares, and the finished project was 26" x 34".