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Lightweight and soft fusible for t-shirt quilts?

Lightweight and soft fusible for t-shirt quilts?

Old 02-16-2011, 10:09 AM
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I understand there is a new fusible product to back t-shirt squares before sewing them into a quilt. Anyone know the name of it or where I can get it?
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:14 AM
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I got lightweight fusible interfacing at Joann's, the last time they had it on sale. I got a 10-yard bold for $1.99. I just used it for the t-shirt quilt I am making for DDIL, and it worked great. I had no trouble at all sewing it alongside quilting cotton.

I haven't quilted it yet, still practicing on scraps before going to work on the real thing. However, I'm using scraps from the actual top and the t-shirt part is presenting no difficulty.
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:35 AM
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Don't know of a new one, but for really soft interfacing, try tricot knit iron-on interfacing. Been around for years as regular sewing product.
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by ktbb
Don't know of a new one, but for really soft interfacing, try tricot knit iron-on interfacing. Been around for years as regular sewing product.
Just a hint to go with the tricot iron on. I also use this but make sure your stretch in the tricot goes in the opposite direction as the stretch on the t shirt. Other than that I love how soft this product leaves the "blocks".
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:56 AM
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The other day I quilted a t-shirt quilt for a customer. Her fusible backing was woven (not tricot and not pellon). It was very soft and made a really nice quilt. She did not remember what kind it was but said she got it at a quilt shop.
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Just ask at the cutting desk at Joann's and mention for T shirts...there's a special type I bought there
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Thanks, Hobbykat. I'll bet that's it!
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French Fuse is the one most used!
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