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« on: February 22, 2011 10:20:08 AM »

Hi everyone!  I just made this lap/nap quilt top for my daughter with my new serger.  So quick!  The longest part was cutting the strips.  Smiley  My question is, for a simple quilt without batting and not much top-stitching, what do you suggest for a backing?  Flannel?  Fleece?  Etc?  Opinions would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks!

(The colors are more tropical in real life, not so dark.)

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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2011 10:28:08 AM »

I love the colour combination  Grin

I have only done 1quilt in my life but it was backed with fleece and was super warm and easy to do.

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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2011 11:08:35 AM »

Flannel or fleece would be nice.  It's very pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2011 11:45:11 AM »

I have a similar quilt backed with fleece and I've been sleeping with it since I was a child!

« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2011 12:18:03 PM »

I would choose fleece. Both work well, however flannel does shrink so you have to buy extra and pre-shrink it. I am not sure about fleece. Also flannel can get balls. I have flannel sheets from my son and they feel like sand paper now and I have had them about 3 years.

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