DIY airplane blanket is quick and easy to make; moreover, you’ll know it’s freshly washed and clean before each use! Last week we hit the road for Kelowna and the drive through the mountains is a bit tricky – sometimes it’s hot and sometimes it’s cold. Hence, the need for a go-to blanket.
What You Need
- 70×50 piece of blanket fabric
- matching thread
- fray check
First, get your serger ready and reference your quick index card if you have one. My Baby Lock has a great quick stitch card with all the instructions I need to change the stitch. Since I’m using a black fabric I want the blanket stitch edging to pop – hence, purple!
This nice bright purple will look great on this blanket.
Set up your serger for the blanket stitch and stitch away. I suggest practicing on a piece of scrap first, just to be sure you’ve set your serger up correctly. Serge each edge and then iron. Fray check the corners and press with a hot iron to ensure the seams don’t unravel. That’s it – now it’s time to travel with this DIY airplane blanket.
Done! Doesn’t it look great? So comfy, that’s for sure and clean.
Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoying the 52 weeks of sewing series. It’s a lot of fun thus far to sew each week – sometimes it’s a challenge, yet overall, it’s great and it brings me heck of a lot of happiness.