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Thread: Sheets

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    Super Member dotcomdtcm's Avatar
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    Ok experienced friends... what's the advice on using sheets? I have a gorgeous coral one from Company Store. Used to line some fabric bags but wondering about the scraps...

    you all are great, BTW!!

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    Cut them up, piece with them, use them as a thin batting, or use them as backing. Just like with any other fabric, you are limited only by your imagination. Have fun and enjoy, never be afraid to experiement.

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    If using fabrics that typically do not shrink, I would just prewash any others that might when mixing them :wink:

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    I usually use sheets as the backing especially for baby quilts due to the hard wear and tear. If you hand quilt you may find them difficult to quilt through.

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    I use them for backing too.

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    Thanks!!

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    They are hard to hand quilt.

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    I'm glad someone asked that question. I haven't used one yet, but had considered it. Most of my baby quilts (winter ones) had flannel as backing.

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    Because of the tight weave, I would think they might be tough to quilt through, but I've never tried to do it.

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    I like them for backing, but I machine quilt. I have heard they are hard to hand quilt.

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