Size of a couch/sofa throw?

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  1. AngieM2

    AngieM2 Big Front Porch advocate

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    I'm trying to figure out the size of a decent sized sofa/couch throw. I'm basing it on the 12 inche Mariner's Compass Stars.

    I'm thinking about 48 x 60 inches finished size. What do you think? Smaller? larger?

    Those that do more of this stuff, I hope you can guide me.

    Angie
     
  2. Maura

    Maura Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Fold a sheet or blanket to 48 inches wide. Lie on the couch under the blanket. Roll over. Is it wide enough?

    You are talking about 4' x 5', so it's not gonna cover your feet unless you are short. If you made it square, you wouldn't have to fuss with getting it on right.
     

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    Yes, I agree! Make it generous.
     
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    If you are going to do that, make a rail fence.
     
  6. AngieM2

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    Please explain "rail fence" to make sure I'm understanding what you are saying.