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Ready to Aid The Animals?

Make Comfy and Warm Blankets for our Pets

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

In your home, school or community.

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Depending on age, there may be assistance needed with cutting the fleece.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

One basic need of our animals is a comfortable and safe place to stay during their time at the adoption center. These fleece blankets will provide comfort and warmth for some lucky animals!

DESCRIPTION

Make an easy, no-sew blanket for a pet living in an animal shelter!


ITEMS NEEDED

Fleece, ruler, scissors.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

You will need (to purchase) 2 yards of fleece for each blanket.  Gather your fleece, a ruler and scissors.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

To make a blanket:

  1. Cut two pieces of fleece that are each a yard--both square or both rectangle.  
  2. Lay one rectangle on top of the other so they completely overlap.
  3. Cutting through both layers, cut a 3-inch square out of each corner, and discard them.
  4. Cut slits 3 inches long by approximately 3/4 inch wide along all four sides. Make the cuts as even as you can. This will look like fringe.
  5. Tie individual fringes together, top layer fringe to bottom layer fringe, using double knots. To make it easier, you can skip tying every other fringe.
  6. For video instruction, watch this YouTube.
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