free 1 skill level

Project created & designed by
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores®
• 21⁄4 yds fleece
• Rotary cutter, ruler and mat
• 1/2" shape cutter template
DIRECTIONS: One size fits most. WOF= Width of Fabric
• Tailor’s chalk
1. Cut a 50"xWOF piece of fleece for the body of the robe.
Trim selvages.
Fig. A
2. Use shape cutter template to cut fringe 1/2"x4" along top
and bottom WOF.
3. Mark center of back; open out & fold edges to the center
for a seamless robe.
Fig. B
4. Cut a 28"xWOF piece of fleece for the yoke/sleeves.
Trim selvages.
5. Fold in half lengthwise. Fold again the other direction.
Measure out 4" on the center of both folds and mark.
Cut an arch from one mark to the other (Fig. A).
Fig. C
6. Open fabric; there will be a circular 8" cut-out in the center.
Cut from the circle out on the short side, to form front
opening (Fig. B).
7. Fold yoke/sleeve piece in half lengthwise to 14"x60".
Cut fringe 1/2"x4" along the long open edge.
Mark center back.
8. Wrong sides together, match center back of robe with center
back of yoke/sleeve. Begin in the back; tie overhand knots
from center to sides (Fig. C). Fold fronts to center front.
9. Wrong sides together, begin at center front, tie overhand
knots to sides (Fig. D).
Fig. D
10. Tie knots from sleeve edge to side. Adjust knots at
underarm side. Tie overhand knot in each piece of bottom
fringe. If desired, cut a belt from remaining fleece.
no-sew fleece robe
Skill Level 1: No experience necessary
Approximate Crafting Time: 2 to 3 hours
Please read and follow all manufacturers’ instructions for all tools and materials used.
Provide adult supervision if children participate in this project.
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