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How to Blanket Stitch

What you need

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    • Pick a thread of your choice: fabric or sewing thread.

    • Cut a relatively long piece.

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    • Pull one end of thread through the eye of the needle.

    • Make the two tail ends meet.

    • Tie a knot.

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

    • We are stitching left to right!

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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    • Push the needle through the loop and pull.

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    • Move about half an inch from the first stitch.

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

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

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    • 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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