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Thread: wallhangings

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    Hi from Illinois. I'm new to this and need some help with
    wallhangings. Do you need to use batting for wallhangings the same
    way you do for quilts? Do you need batting for table runners too?
    I've been making lap quilts and decided to branch out and make
    other things but none of the instructions tell me whether to use
    batting or not and its really making me "Batty". Tee hee, sorry
    couldn't resist.
    Any help would be much appreciated.
    Thanks.
    Catlady

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    Super Member Justquilting's Avatar
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    Welcome!! You still need to use batting on your wallhangings.
    Same as runners, or placemats.
    Hope this helps. Small projects are fun to do in between larger projects.
    You get to see something get finished. :D

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    Hi Catlady and Welcome from southern Indiana!

    Yep, you still need to use batting in place mats and wallhangings. I use the thinnest stuff I can find for those things!

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    Welcome from NE CA. Glad you joined us.

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    Welcome from Southern California. Yes, batting or flannel in between the layers would be appropriate

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    Thanks so much gals.
    I like the idea of using flannel, I have some really ugly flannel
    that was given to me and since it was from a friend I really
    couldn't throw it away. I'm doing sashiko on black fabric and
    appliqueing butterflies on it. It'll be really pretty when I get it
    finished and no one will know about the ugly flannel. YAY!
    Thanks again.
    Catlady

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    *Waves from Iowa* :)

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    Welcome from another in CA. I would use the flannel too, it works fine for small projects.

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    Welcome from Ninnie in NC

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    Welcome from SW Iowa and I love your sense of humor. Yes use batting. And have fun here with us. Send us some pictures. We love pictures.

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