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Old 01-01-2018, 05:18 AM
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I just ordered two yards of Cuddle fabric to use for a backing to my grandsonís quilt. Having no experience working with Cuddle, do I use a light batting too or will that make the quilt too stiff?
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:06 AM
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When I use the minky cuddle I have used batting and that made for a very snuggly quilt. I have used both Hobbs 80/20 and the Warm and Plush.

I have never skipped the batting, but I would imagine that would be fine as well
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Old 01-01-2018, 08:17 AM
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If you cut it put the pieces in the dryer for a few minutes to remove all the 'dust'.
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Old 01-01-2018, 02:19 PM
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I always put a lightweight polyester batting in mine, I think it looks better.
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Old 01-01-2018, 02:32 PM
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I too always use batting. I like cozy, cushy quilts.
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Old 01-01-2018, 02:38 PM
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I've done both. I prefer no batting. Just personal preference.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:55 AM
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Thank you for your feed back and I will be sure to put it in the dryer as I heard it might shed.
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Old 01-02-2018, 03:58 AM
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I'd say it depends where this quilt will be used. How snuggly do you want it? I recently recycled corduroy slacks into a quilt with light-weight batting and flannel backing. Tied it. Wow--heavy!! But it feels awfully good with our temp at nearly -20 this morning!!
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Since we live in a warm climate I do not add batting when using Cuddle for backing. Just use spray basting to keep top and backing together and it quilts very easily without puckers.
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I only used minky as a backing one time. I did use warm and natural for the batting. The quilt was way too heavy! I personally would not do it again.
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