Then I saw Maryam Montague's home in the May 2012 issue of Lonny. Her Moroccan wedding blanket looked like a solid piece of sequin fabric. (Her home was also featured in Elle Decor. The same or a similar sequin blanket was used as a rug in another room.)
I took that fabric out of the bag and did this.
I would like to tell you I finished the edges or sewed on some backing but I didn't. It seemed just find the way it was.
For the winter it's been put on a chair as a decorative throw.
Sequin fabric can run $20 a yard, so this isn't the cheapest throw you'd ever "make". But a real Moroccan wedding blanket is about $800.
Source: honestly-wtf.tumblr.com via Samantha on Pinterest
Another option is to modify this tutorial from Heather at Home Modern. She used a chenille blanket (smart) and embellished with silver fabric paint as seen below. Instead of paint, you can use sequin trim, which is available at most fabric stores for a couple of dollars a yard.
Source: en.paperblog.com via Samantha on Pinterest
I am of the opinion that one actually can be too rich or too thin. But one can never have too many sequins.