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Thread: Raggy quilts using fleece

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    Somerset, England
    I've just unearthed a box of fleece pieces and would like to use them for some raggy quilts. What's the best way to use them, please? Can I use them by themselves or do I need to conbine them with cottons? Also, what's the best way to make one? Thank you, in anticipation, for all your help and advice!

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    Super Member Lisa_wanna_b_quilter's Avatar
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    Fleece doesn't really rag like cottons and flannels. It sort of curls. It's not the same look as cotton and flannel but it can be very cute.

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    Senior Member kraftykimberly's Avatar
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    Aug 2010
    South Carolina
    I've actually used fleece at the "batting" in rag quilts, but never as the outer pieces, it wont "rag" at all. So I guess it depends on the look and feel you want in your quilt. If you want fluffy/raggy then its a no, if you want kinky/curly then its a yes. Enjoy the process, Im sure it will turn out great !!!

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