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Old 01-10-2013, 07:12 PM
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I have kept pieces of my daughter's baby clothes to be able to make a quilt someday. Should I put stabilizer or anything behind the fabric pieces because they are all different fabrics to make the quilt.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:21 PM
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I think it depends on the weight of the fabric......if there are knits you will need stabilizer to prevent stretching and rolling, but if the clothes are cotton, I personally would not use a stabilizer....unless they're really thin/lightweight. Good luck with your project.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:18 AM
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I don't know the name of it but there is a stabilizer specifically for silk. I used it on old shirts for a memory quilt and it worked great. (some were cotton, some were flannel but all were well worn.). I purchased it from LQS that sells silk dupone fabric.

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Old 01-11-2013, 02:42 AM
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I stabilized mine.
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I'm not sure of answer to your question but I would like to see the quilt when you are done.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:14 PM
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I used French fuse at the suggestion of a quilt shop on my t shirt quilt. For my daughters baby clothes quilt I used the lightest stabilizer I could find at Joann's and it worked well. I would definitely use it on any knits, onesies, t shirts etc, if you have fleece pjs or other things you wouldn't need it. I used minky on the back and love it..it's heavy but nice and soft and fluffy.
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