Football Applique No-Sew Fleece Blanket

Football Applique No-Sew Fleece Blanket

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  • Fleece, 1-2/3 yds each of two colors
  • 1/2 yd of brown fleece
  • 1/8 yd of white fleece
  • 1 yd Wonder Under
  • White & brown thread
  • Press cloth
  • Rotary cutter
  • Ruler
  • Mat
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • Optional: June Tailor Shape Cut template


1. Cut a piece 60"x56" from each main color.
2. Cut a 27"x15" football shape from brown fleece.
3. Cut 1" strips for lacing from white fleece, cut in lengths of (2) 11", (1) 9-1/2", (2) 3-1/2", (3) 1-3/4"
4. Back white lacing pieces with wonder under, peel paper backing off and iron to football piece using press cloth.
5. Stitch around white pieces with narrow zig-zag stitch.
6. Back football with Wonder Under, remove paper backing, iron on center of front fleece piece using press cloth.
7. Stitch around football with narrow zig-zag stitch.
8. Lay fleece wrong sides together. Cut 5" square from each corner of the fleece.
9. Cut 5" into fleece at 1" intervals around all sides of top and bottom layers.
10. Knot fringes together around blanket, using 1 strand from the front and 1 strand from the back.