With the upcoming Christmas celebrations you are wondering what gifts you should give without having to spend a lot of money. The best thing that you can do is to make use of your own talents and make something special to your loved ones. People often appreciate their gifts if it is created through hard work and love.
If you have talents in sewing, why not create a red throw blanket with embroidery designs. It would be much easier for you to be creative and personalized each throw blankets. If you do not have any talents in sewing, then here are some steps on how to make throw blanket. You need 4 yards or more (depending on the length of your choice) of red fleece cloth, scissors, tape measure, needles, sewing pins, pencil, and sewing thread. Now that all your materials are ready, it is time to make that throw blanket.
Cut the fabric into two pieces. Choose which of these pieces you want to use for the front and for the back. Once you have decided, sew the edges of the cut fabric to prevent it from ripping. Measure half an inch on all its edges and put the sewing pins to keep it in place. Before sewing the front fabric to the back fabric, draw whatever designs you want for you to embroider. If you are giving this throw blanket to a lady, man, or children, then choose a design that will best fit them.
Once you are done creating your embroidery designs, choose an embroidery stitch that will fit with your designs. You can use straight stitches, back stitches, chain stitches, buttonhole stitches, feather stitches, cross stitches, knotted stitches, and crouching and laid work stitches. If you want to know more about embroidery stitches you could always search in the internet to aid you in your designs.
After deciding what stitch to use, you can start sewing. When you are done sewing your embroidery designs, attached the front fabric to the back fabric and start sewing these two fabrics together using the sewing pins as your guide. You can use cross stitch design to sew these two fabrics. It will make your throw blanket look more attractive.
Now that you are done sewing this red throw blanket, wrap it up with a Christmas wrapper and on Christmas day give it to the person you care about.