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Thread: turning the backing to save fabric

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    Super Member Joeysnana's Avatar
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    For a lapquilt 50x70 would it be all right when using 90" wide muslin as backing if I use the 90" lengthwise instead of widthwise? I am new to machine quilting and am concerned that using it this way the backing would be too stretchy. Hope my question makes sense. Would appreciate any advice. TIA :)

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    The amount of stretch widthwise is not enough to be a problem.

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    I would be find. Go for it.

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    Thanks for the help!

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    I've been doing it for years. Never a problem.

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    Go for it. Save where you can.

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