Patchwork tweed blanket

This blanket is made from an assortment of old clothes, leftover fabric and samples of Harris tweed picked up on a visit to the Hebrides, off the coast of Scotland. The use of the tweed results in a beautiful, warm blanket full of holiday memories.

Time needed: A long weekend.

You will need:


Fabric scissors

Iron and board

Measuring tape

Needle and thread

Pinking shears

Sewing machine

Straight pins


Select contrasting fabric of the same weight. The idea is to use up rags and unwanted pieces of fabric, so old clothes ...

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