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Thread: Difference in Flannel..confused

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    Hi-

    If I wanted to use flannel as a backing for a quilt, can I use the kind that states "specifically not designed for apparel use?" I am confused..what type of flannel can I use?

    Thanks!

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    That type just does not have flame retardent chemicals added. So yes, it will work in a quilt just fine :D:D:D

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    I think the not designed for apparel use is flamible (sp?)
    Apparel flannel has been treated -- flame retardant. Just a guess.

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    Make sure you wash it first, flannel shrinks like crazy.

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    It will work just fine.

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    I use flannal alot. My oldest DD freezes all the time. She has requested that any quilt I make for her have a flannel backing.

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    Yes you can use it . they have to label that so you know it is not safe for use in clothes

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    I learn something everyday thanks everyone for the comments about flannel

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