Saturday, December 3, 2011

FLeece Throw

Finally got my husbands throw done. It only took me a year. He probably gave up on ever getting it. It's great to cuddle under with the winter weather coming. The two layers make it really soft and warm.I made one a while back with three layers. That one is heavy and great for the
These quilts are easy to make. Just cut 10 inch squares. the amount depends on how big you want it.( I did 7 rows across and 10 rows down for my husbands.)
For a two layer quilt just put wrong sides together and sew an x across the square. For three layers put a 10 inch piece of filler fleece in the middle. ( just a cheap piece of white or cream fleece.) Sew the x across the square.  Arrange the squares the way you want them to look. Sew a 1/2 inch seam to join them.Make sure to number your rolls.That way you won't lose track of where you want them. After all your rolls are sewn together. Clip your 1/2 inch seam with scissors just till you get close to sew line. ( Don't cut sew line.) Then wash at laundromat! Do not use your machine! The cut fleece will ruffle up ,leaving a lot of loose threads.  Dry and enjoy. The quilt will shrink a little. Almost forgot unlike other quilts do not wash your fabric first.
 I used outdoor fabric. There is a lot of great choice out there. One more good thing about it,is it's reversible. 


  1. That turned out REALLY nice!! I like the way you staggered the rows!
    I have done a couple of baby quilts using that technique with denim and a cotton backing.

  2. I like that too. It should go a lot faster with staggered rows.

  3. OMG, my sister makes these quilts for all the nieces and nephews when they go away to college. She made me and my husband one and it is as warm as toast. You did a great job on yours.

  4. LOVE it!!! THANKS for linking to my blog....LOL!! Can you tell me what that means!!! I told you, I am CLUELESS!!!!!! ;)

  5. LOVE the colors you chose ♥ I have two rag quilts (flannel and homespun)cut out and stored in a bin. They were supposed to be for the big boys beds last winter:) I really need to get them out and finish them...

  6. That's a cute idea...I know what you mean out getting quilts finish I have a stack of tops that I need to put together to....

  7. Michelle, I love it. It reminds me of how my Grandma used to make quilts it has that look. The colors make it so cozy. Thanks for linking up! love ya.