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Flannel fabrics... what do YOU use them for?

Old 02-03-2010, 07:17 AM
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Or ... do you prefer not use flannels at all?

What about brushed cottons (such as Moda offers)?
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:30 AM
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I used it for the backing on my first quilt for my son, so that it was soft for him. I dont think I would use it other than that though.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:34 AM
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I often use flannel for the back when making baby quilts. I love the softness.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:35 AM
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I also use them for baby quilts, so soft for the newborn.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:39 AM
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I have backed several quilts with flannel both baby and full size bed quilts. All the T-Shirt quilts I have made I also backed in flannel. Used for both warmth and softness and I just like flannel.

I have also used flannel in applique pieces and for background fabric on throw pillows.
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I have customers who use them to make baby blankets and then donate they to the local hospital for NCIU or other baby/children hospitals.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:47 AM
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I use them to back quilts for children and of course flannel is great for rag quilts.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:57 AM
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I have never used them.
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Old 02-03-2010, 08:22 AM
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i have made rag quilts and just plain snuggle blankets with them. I love flannels.
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I have actually bought some and made receiving blankets for friends. I like to make them bigger then the ones you buy. I just flip the edges each twice and do a running stitch done tehm all! Everyone seems to like them!
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