Happy DIY Friday! This week, designer and fashion correspondent Orly Shani stopped by Hallmark Channel's hit daytime talk show Home & Family to demonstrate how to make your own blanket cardigan! Check out the simple directions below.
1 1/2 Yards of heavy weighted fabric
4 Curtain Grommets
Pen or Chalk
(Copyright 2015 Crown Media Family Networks/Photographer: Jeremy Lee
Fold your fabric lengthwise, salvage to salvage
This will be the width of your poncho on each side. If it is too long, simply cut off the desired amount all the way down to shorten the length of the sleeve
Now mark the halfway point from top to bottom (this will create an even front and back) or fold in half and mark halfway point
Cut on the fold and stop at your halfway mark
Open the fold and place the poncho on with the opening in front like a cardigan
Mark with a pin or chalk where you want your button holes on the front and back
Lay your fabric out and use the marker that the grommet package came with
Cut out a circle and follow the directions to place your curtain grommet on the fabric
And simply run a belt through the loops and you're done!
Watch Orly demonstrate how to make your own DIY blanket cardigan in the video below!
Home & Family airs weekdays at 10 am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel.
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