How to Put Pictures on a No Sew Fleece Blanket

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Things You'll Need

  • Pictures

  • Fleece blanket

  • Iron

  • Laser printer or copy machine

  • Photo transfer paper

Transfer digital pictures to blankets to enjoy every day.

Adding pictures is an inexpensive, easy way to personalize a no-sew fleece blanket. Photo blankets are a great way to commemorate special occasions such as birthdays and graduations. You can even use logos from favorite sports teams or schools.


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Step 1

Select pictures you would like to add to your fleece blanket. Choose pictures that are not too dark and without small detailing.

Step 2

Reverse, or mirror pictures using your computer's photo program or print settings. Doing this will ensure writing and images face correct direction, according to If using a copy machine, choose the "flip image" setting.


Step 3

Insert iron transfer paper into printer and print images. Always print in color to pick up all shades and details, even in black and white. If you have a color laser printer, use digital images on your computer. If not, take hard copies of your pictures to your local copy shop. Cut out pictures.


Step 4

Wash fleece blanket. Only iron pictures onto white fleece, as other colors will affect picture quality. Do not use fleece with prints.

Step 5

Allow iron to heat up for 10 minutes.

Place the picture side down on fleece. Using cotton setting with no steam, apply firm pressure for 20 seconds to back of transfer. Peel paper away while still hot, according to

Step 6

Wash blankets with ironed on images on delicate cycle and air dry to ensure pictures retain quality and do not peel.


Use a high-quality, low-pill fleece that will look good after use and several washings.


Exercise caution when using a hot iron.


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