To tear fabric into strips (usually one to two inches wide), cut off selvage and remove any hems.
To cut new fabric or sheets into a longer continuous strip, remove selvage and hems.
Trim off selvage edges and square up your fleece as needed.
Trim off the selvage edge of the fabric, if needed.
The cloth is woven "one end up and two ends down," and as there are more picks of weft per inch than ends of warp the diagonal lines pass from selvage to selvage at an angle of less than 45 degrees.
There Nature has woven a natural selvage, and the eye rises by just gradations from the low shrubs of the shore to the highest trees.
Jeanette is the converse of jean, being a twill of "two ends up to one down"; the diagonal passes from selvage to selvage at a greater angle than 45 degrees and the warp makes the wearing surface.