How much fabric do you need for a Minky blanket?
Before we get into the details of making a blanket, we need to get the fabric ready to finish. First, decide what size you want your blanket. The width of the minky cuddle is 58-60”, so one yard of fabric is great for babies and toddlers. One and a half yards of fabric works for bigger kids and small adults.
What is so special about Minky blankets?
Minky blankets stay softer much longer than typical blankets. They’re 100% polyester, which is thicker and plusher than fleece, which is what most blankets are made from. This more durable fabric means your blanket will stay just as soft and warm as the day you brought it home.
Can you make a no sew blanket with cotton fabric?
Things You’ll Need
So you want to make a cotton blanket, but you don’t know how to sew and don’t own a sewing machine. Don’t give up on the project, because you will still be able to do it without sewing skills or a sewing machine. You just need a few items and the skills to cut a straight line and operate an iron.
How many yards does it take to make a queen size blanket?
Based on a standard queen comforter size of 90 inches wide by 95 inches long, you need a bare minimum of 11 yards, but 12 yards adds extra for straightening the fabric. Purchase an additional one to two yards if the fabric has a pattern or stripes you must match.