A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Joining an Organized Swap? Please review the rules and info on a regular basis.
Total Members: 302,552
Currently Running With Scissors:
812 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Buying the backing -question  (Read 510 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: June 18, 2010 01:04:41 PM »

Just a quick question - does it make more sense (economically) to buy 108'' backing, or more yardage of 45'' for larger projects?

 I have a pre-paid account in which 45'' bolts costs $4.95/yd at a local shop, but I've never priced the 108'' cotton/flannel before.

« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2010 01:06:49 PM »

I personally find 108 easier to use when doing a large quilt because I don't have to piece it.
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2010 04:29:34 PM »

honestly, it depends on the price of the backing, as well as your ultimate design for the quilt. I find it easier to work with, certainly, as I don't have to be quite as fastidious about my basting.
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2010 04:49:39 PM »

Alright - thanks guys- I hadn't even thought about the ease of using the larger cut of material at this point (..it's a friday, that's for sure. Smiley )
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Photoshop a Movie Poster Desktop Wall Paper
How to Photoshop a Movie Poster Desktop Wall Paper - 3 of 3
How to Make a Stop Motion Animation with IKITMovie
Peachpit TV: Photoshop CS3 - Happy Little Tree
Peachpit TV: Photoshop CS3 - Make It Rain
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.