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Introduction

A blanket that is starting to rip might cause frustration and could become unusable. Instead of throwing out your blankets, let me show you how to stitch it up and decorate it!

  1. Pick a thread of your choice: fabric or sewing thread. Cut a relatively long piece.
    • Pick a thread of your choice: fabric or sewing thread.

    • Cut a relatively long piece.

  2. Pull one end of thread through the eye of the needle. Make the two tail ends meet. Tie a knot.
    • Pull one end of thread through the eye of the needle.

    • Make the two tail ends meet.

    • Tie a knot.

  3. Lay your blanket (or piece of fabric) in front of you and pick your stitching direction.
    • Lay your blanket (or piece of fabric) in front of you and pick your stitching direction.

    • We are stitching left to right!

  4. Measure about half an inch from the edge of your blanket and mark it. Send your needle through the blanket from the back from the marked point.
    • Measure about half an inch from the edge of your blanket and mark it.

    • Send your needle through the blanket from the back from the marked point.

    • When pushing your needle through the blanket make sure your fingers are not near the needle.

  5. Bring the thread around the fabric and push the needle through the very first stich creating a loop.
    • Bring the thread around the fabric and push the needle through the very first stich creating a loop.

    • Do not pull the thread all the way though, as you will need the loop for the next step.

  6. Push the needle through the loop and pull. Push the needle through the loop and pull.
    • Push the needle through the loop and pull.

  7. Move about half an inch from the first stitch. Send the needle through the blanket from the back creating a loop. Send the needle through the blanket from the back creating a loop.
    • Move about half an inch from the first stitch.

    • Send the needle through the blanket from the back creating a loop.

  8. Push the needle through the loop and pull and repeat! Push the needle through the loop and pull and repeat!
    • Push the needle through the loop and pull and repeat!

  9. Repeat the process through the edge of your blanket till you reach the end. Repeat the process through the edge of your blanket till you reach the end.
    • Repeat the process through the edge of your blanket till you reach the end.

Conclusion

To reverse these steps, use a pair of scissors to cut the thread.

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