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Quilted Pet Blanket

Stitch up a super cute blanket for your furry friend, so they can sleep in comfort.

Requirements List:

  • 2 x Cotton cut to 63cm x 35cm
  • 1 x Batting cut to 63 x 35cm
  • Co-ordinating threads for topstitching
  • Co-ordinating thread for construction
  • 12mm bias tape
  • Sewing machine
  • Quilt basting spray
  • Ruler
  • Washable fabric marker
  • Pins or clips (whichever is your preference)
  • Walking Foot

Cutting:

Cut out the following:

  • 2 x Cotton cut to 63cm x 35cm
  • 1 x Batting cut to 63 x 35cm

Construction:

  1. Spray the batting with the quilting spray and stick the wrong side of the cotton fabric onto both sides of the batting. If you have a directional fabric, take care when placing it to make sure the patterns are in the correct direction.
quilted pet blanket step 1
  1. Using your washable fabric marking pen, draw your quilting design onto the right/top side of your fabrics. We chose a diamond shape created with 45-degree angled lines with 5cm spacing.
quilted pet blanket step 2
  1. Change to your walking foot. Using your chosen top-stitching thread, with the same colour in the bobbin, and the stitch length set to 3.0 stitch over the lines you have drawn.
  2. Trim the edges of your fabric to make the quilted mat even and square.
quilted pet blanker step 4
  1. Using your bias tape, attach bias binding, mitering corners as you go.
quilted pet blanket step 5

Congratulations on finishing your Quilted Pet Blanket, now your pet can be nice and cozy.