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Thread: Anyone use fleece as backing in QAYG?

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    Super Member Kellie G's Avatar
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    Do you need to use a stabilizer on the fleece because it is so stretchy??? Do you have lumps where the seams are on the fleece side of the quilt? I wasn't going to use a batting, thinking that the fleece would be enough, will it? Any help would be appreciated.

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    Interesting question I will be following this thread!!

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    Super Member AlwaysQuilting's Avatar
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    I've used fleece as backing before. No batting was used but you could if you want. Also I thought about using a wash away stabilizer but didn't.
    My QAYG wasn't done block by block, but rather section by section. I was making a lap quilt so I divided it into 4ths so there'd be fewer seams on the back.
    There is a definite bump at the seams but not too bad since I kept the folded over edges narrow. After I straight stitched two of the sections together I then folded all edges (blocks and fleece) to the inside and used a decorative top stitch to hold it.
    I hope that makes sense.

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