Here are a few photos of the Usagi blanket/throw that I made! Its completely made of fleece. I gave it to my step-sister for Christmas. I'm currently working on finishing up my Chibi-Usa throw.
What do you think?
The base was 6' x 5' before I cut it, so now its approximately 5' x 4' not including the fringe.
I could make them a bit bigger. I could not have it tie and just sew it together, making it 5' x 6'. I could also add a 1' white border to the edge to make it closer to 7' x 8'
As it stands they're a good sized lap throw for adults. The only problem with making the purple part bigger than 5' on one side is that it would require a seam b/c the fleece only comes 60" wide.
I was contemplating making more to sell at conventions, if I can make enough out of them to make it worth my time. I'm guessing in the long run they won't be cost effective to mass produce (and probably very expensive to ship). They are really cute though! If you were going to buy one [hypothetically] - what would you consider to be a fair price for one?
Not including the appliques, the blanket itself took 2 yds of white & 2 yds of the lavender which runs regularly b/w $7-9/yd + tax. So at regular price, the base would cost $28-36 in materials. I think I bought it half off, so materials cost $14-19 + tax (not including appliques)