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Holiday Throw

Give the gift of warmth this holiday. Use our free sewing instructions to complete this festive blanket.

What you'll need:

  • Purchased wool throw
  • 2 yards each of six different novelty ribbons in various widths (3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, and 1 inch) in red, green, and cream
  • 6x60-inch strip of lightweight fusible interfacing
  • Sewing machine; thread
  • Sewing needle; scissors
  • No. 3 and No. 5 pearl cotton and embroidery floss in red, green, and cream
  • Assorted beads for embellishment

Instructions

  1. Determine ribbon placement. (Ours is about 6 inches up from the bottom edge of throw.)
  2. On wrong side of throw, fuse the interfacing where the ribbons will go.
  3. Topstitch ribbons in place on the front of the throw.
  4. Embellish ribbons and spaces between ribbons with beads and various embroidery stitches in pearl cotton and embroidery floss.
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