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Thread: would it be alright if I.....

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    Skyqueen30094's Avatar
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    used a plain muslin or off white for the backing on this quilt? I orginally planned on this for my greatnephew but dh didn't particularly care for it and I have grown slowly unfond of it wish I had done it differently. Anyway I am going to send it to Downy quilts for kids when I get it quilted. I have some of the colors left but don't think enough ; i took it to joanns looking for something for back and just can't find anything without paying and arm and leg. so I thought I would quilt with red thread top and bottom and use some of decorative stitches on machine. Is that ok? is it bad to give to Downy cause I don't like it? Should I wait a while and see if it grows on me and can find a backing to match? I can get some more of the yellow with red dots and more of the bear material but they r $9 yard and no coupons right now
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    I think it's cute...and downy would appreciate it with whatever backing you decide to put on! It doesn't have to be spectacular...it just has to have love to wrap around a little one!

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    The Amish only use muslin for their backings and I often use it. I think it would be fine.

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    thank you making me feel better think I will go quilt

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    A child will be very happy to receive this quilt!!! It is so bright and cheery :D:D:D
    A muslin backing will be just fine :wink:

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    Remember how soft muslin gets when it gets washed. It'll be great on a sweet little cuddly quilt.

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    Just use the muslin and send it off to Downey. I'm sure, they'll find a worthy recipient for it.

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    I like the front, bright and cheery and some child will also love it :lol: Use the muslin and send it on :thumbup:

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    Would you consider piecing a back or do you just want to use one fabric kind for the back?

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    No matter the reason you donate a quilt, it will be loved by the child it comforts. I think your quilt is cute and Downey will be very appreciative to receive it.

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