Can I purchase blanket binding from Spotlight?
Yes, you can. Blanket Binding can help you to create a neat and professional finish when making blankets, throws and rugs. Stop materials from fraying, with our polyester blanket binding in a wide range of different colours to suit your handcrafted creation. Shop now for fabulous deals across our textiles range!
How do I purchase blanket binding from Spotlight?
To purchase blanket binding from Spotlight, shop online and follow the instructions right through to check out. We accept all major payment methods, including Visa, MasterCard and PayPal and we will deliver right to your door. See here for more information regarding delivery costs and times. You can also buy blanket binding one of our nationwide stores. We have everything that you need to create your own beautiful blankets in store, and one of our team will be more than happy to help you in any way that they can.
How is Blanket Binding sold at Spotlight?
At Spotlight, fabrics are sold by the metre, so that you can order exactly how much you need for your desired project. We endeavour to always cut our orders in one piece, however, due to the size of the rolls provided by manufacturers, this cannot always be guaranteed. Unfortunately, as a result, if you do make an order that is over 5m, it is not likely to be in one continuous piece.
How do I use blanket binding?
Blanket binding is the perfect way to finish of a homemade blanket, whether you are making a gift for a new addition to the family, or perhaps just a snuggly thick blanket for cuddles on the couch. As you place your blanket binding on a flat surface, you will notice that one edge is slightly shorter than the other and this is the edge you want to face you. Sandwich your material between the binding strips, and pin it into position.
Set your machine, we recommended a 5mm-wide zigzag stitch, ensuring that you are catching both long binding edges with the stitches. Do not forget, to set your machine for a heavyweight fabric, and sew until you have reached approximately 3 ½ inches from the edge. You can then fold the corners around and pin, before stitching, mitring the corners as you reach them. Sewing thicker fabrics such as fleece can dull your needles, and we recommend that you change these regularly.
What other products do I need to make my own blanket?
That depends on what you are hoping to make a blanket with and the style of blanket you are looking for. Check out our range of terry towelling and fleece, and make a beautiful new blanket to give as a gift to congratulate a new baby. Or, create a cute, patterned blanket with one of our vibrant and colourful designs. If crocheting is your favourite past time, crochet your own blanket and then finish with this binding is a matching or complementary colour. If you are an adept sewer, you can be as creative as you like, however, a blanket is also a great way to get to grips with some basic sewing skills or a new machine for those who are learning the craft. Or perhaps you could knit your blanket and use this as edging to create a thick woollen wrap that will keep you toasty in the winter.
Is there anything else I need to remember?
If you purchasing our selection of blanket binding online, please remember that the reproduction of colours in fabrics may differ due to monitor calibration. We try to match our colours and patterns as close to the image shown on your screen as possible, but we cannot always guarantee a 100% match.