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Old 11-22-2021, 03:41 AM
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I have started cutting up shirts that were my dad's. Some of them are more of a seer sucker fabric, with diagonal stretch.

Should I use starch when I cut these? I have never used to start before so I'm not sure what would be best.
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Old 11-22-2021, 05:25 PM
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Starch would be good, yes. but I would highly recommend some kind of iron on stabilizer as well.
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Old 11-22-2021, 06:28 PM
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A lot of us us Shape Flex fusible stabilizer on the back of shirts for memory quilts or T-shirt quilts.
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Old 11-29-2021, 09:45 PM
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I would use an iron on light stabilizer and then cut.
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Old 11-30-2021, 06:18 AM
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I just finished a Memory (T-shirt) quilt and I also used the light stabilizer - no stretching.
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Old 11-30-2021, 03:02 PM
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Use an iron on stabilizer with any knits.
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Old 12-01-2021, 05:15 AM
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I would use a stabilizer, iron preferred, to the lighter fabrics. You want to keep all your fabrics nice and firm.
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