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Sewncooknmom
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Date: 3/17/13 2:15 PM

I just bought the latest Quilty issue. It is the March/April one. There is a pattern for a cute quilt made with flannel. I love it. The pattern doesn't say what kind of fabric to use for the backing. Would it be ok to use flannel for the back of the quilt?

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Date: 3/17/13 2:34 PM

Yes- flannel would probably be most appropriate with it. But you can use any other fabric you'd like. There are NO RULES in quilting except enjoy yourself while you do it.

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Date: 3/17/13 11:25 PM

Sure, why not? I think things go more easily if the weights are matched, but Cat usually backs hers in something heavier than cotton (fleece? minke? flannel?) and her quilts are beautiful.

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Date: 3/18/13 3:54 PM

Thank you! I am super excited about making this quilt. Of course, I have to finish the one that I am making for my ds right now. In addition, to the next quilt on my list first.

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