Sew much fuzzy fun: fleece projects for the whole family (+ giveaway!)

It’s New Release Day!

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If you’ve eyed the fleece aisle at your local fabric store lately, you’ve probably noticed—it’s grown! Fleece is inexpensive, easy to clean, and doesn’t fray. And with so many fleece prints to choose from these days, what’s not to love?

So go ahead, browse that fleece aisle! Why now? Because you’ll soon have something to “sew” for it: pair your favorite fleece picks with the new book Sew Much Fleece. This snuggly fabric isn’t just for no-sew blankets anymore.

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Sew Much FleeceFrom prints and plaids to sweet paw-print motifs, you’ll love the variety of fleece prints and colors to choose from. And how easy it is to sew! In Sew Much Fleece you’ll start with a comprehensive how-to section written by the former editor of Sew News magazine. Then you’ll jump into 20 fuzzy fleece projects that will delight the whole family. Even your furry family members: pets!

Take a look at what you could be creating with comfy, cozy, fray-free fleece fabrics. Projects in Sew Much Fleece are divided into three themes:
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Theme 1: Just for Fun

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Here’s a favorite with the quilters in the office! This “Hex Mix Blanket” is die-cutter friendly. Hexies are held in place with simple straight stitching, which also adds lots of texture to the blanket.

See a cute trio of fleece pillows: sun, moon, and stars >
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Theme 2: Cozy Companions

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Left: this cute pet bed is perfect for sweet doggy dreams. No sewing is needed except for the letters, which you can personalize with your pet’s name. Right: an interactive tunnel toy for cats features a pocket strip to hold treats and toys.

Don’t miss “Hank the Hound”—a sweet stuffie made with fleece! >
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Theme 3: Warm Wear

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Sew the “Sassy Scarf” on the left with just two lines of stitching and a little bit of elastic. Create the fun “Hand Warmers” on the right by tracing your own hands for a perfect fit.
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Turn two yards of fleece into this one-size-fits-all “Punched Up Poncho” (modeled by our own acquisitions editor, Karen Burns!). Make it in sport-logo fabric for a game day in the stands, or choose a solid color for casual wear on cooler days.

See 4 more projects from the “Warm Wear” section >


Do you have a little or a lot of fleece on hand right now—or are you feeling inspired to start stashing it? Tell us in the comments and you could win a copy of Sew Much Fleece! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.

Want to start your fleece adventure now? Pick up Sew Much Fleece at your local fabric shop or order the book at ShopMartingale.com.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Karen, who says:

“I have a little – new ways to use it would be great!”

Karen, we’ll email you about your prize. Congratulations!


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