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How To Blanket Stitch

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An easy Step to step guide on how to blanket stitch
:) It may look long but i'm just being thorough :)

Posted by RogueSister from United Kingdom • Published July 31, 2009 • See RogueSister's 11 projects »
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  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need...
    Thread
    1 Needle
    Some material
    A smile on your face :)
    (this coulld probably be done without the smile, but lets be optimistic)

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut yourself some thread, thread your needle and tie a little knot at one end of the thread

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 3
    Step 3

    sew through one side of the fabric..

    <-- like that

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Do that again

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now, before you pull tight, pull the needle through the loop.
    you might want to look at the picture cos this is quite hard to explain

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pull tight. The first one always looks a bit odd, but the rest will be ok i promise

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew through the fabric again

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 8
    Step 8

    now pull the needle through the loop again

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pull tight

  • How to sew a blanket stitch. How To Blanket Stitch - Step 10
    Step 10

    Voila! now the trick to even stitching is to make sure you have even depth and width between your stitches...

    I hope this helps anyone looking at how to blanket stitch!! xx

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Steph.
Steph. · Reading, GB · 115 projects

Thank you so much! Finally I get a non-confusing tutorial lol ^^

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Bat Ma'am
Bat Ma'am · Seattle, Washington, US · 13 projects

Easy, I had no idea how to do that!! Thank you sp much for sharing, now i can make your bats xD xD
Ps I love your cartoons, so cute!

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Dragoness
Dragoness · Surrey, England, GB · 28 projects

I'd just like to add, blanket stitch uses up more thread then normal, you can use a longer length but it may become tangled. just something to bear in mind if you are keen on presentation

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Sin & Bone
Sin & Bone · Manchester, New Hampshire, United States · 2 projects

thank you! they taught us how to do this in like 5th grade for some crafty x-mas gift or something but i could NOT remember how to do it. thanks for the refresher course!

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lemonblossom
lemonblossom · Louisville, Kentucky, United States · 14 projects

Thanks, I'm getting ready to finish a blanket and wasn't sure how to do the blanket stitch,

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Ask Netfah from J&O Fabrics
Ask Netfah from J&O Fabrics · Pennsauken, NJ, United States

great visual to help out with the directions. thanks for the sharing!

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Izzy Q.
Izzy Q. · Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

thankiiieees~!!!!

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Kim P.
Kim P. · Chicago, IL, IL, United States · 5 projects

yay thank you!

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Rachel L.
Rachel L. · Brisbane, Queensland, Australia · 14 projects

so helpful, thanks :)

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m
m · Yorba Linda, CA, United States · 9 projects

thanks a million for this one!!

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