Hey friends! Are you looking for a unique way to finish edges on Cuddle blankets? We know many of you finish your blanket edges with binding that is made of Cuddle or satin– but have you ever thought about fold-over elastic? Well…we thought it would be fun to share a tutorial on finishing edges with fold-over elastic. It’s by our friends at Dritz.

The tutorial shows three methods of using Cuddle with Fold-over Elastic FOE from Dritz. Like traditional pre-made binding, Fold-over elastic has a center indentation where it is designed to be folded in half. It comes in solids and prints and in various widths.


The following fabrics were used for the samples:

Mod Dot Cuddle Paris Pink/Snow from the Cuddle Classics Collection

Hippo Cuddle Fuchsia from Urban Zoologie by Ann Kelle, a Robert Kaufman Cuddle Collection

Cuddle 3® Fuchsia from the Kozy Cuddle Collection

View the tutorial here: How to Finish Edges with Fold-Over Elastic. We hope you like it! Let us know what you make. We’d love to see your projects.

Hugs with Cuddle,


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Written by ellen@shannonfabrics.com