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Anyone tried paper piecing with flannel
anniem404
anniem404
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Date: 11/2/13 11:59 PM

Was wondering if anyone has tried paper piecing with flannel? If so, any tips or tricks or is it just like cotton??
Thanks in advance.

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Date: 11/3/13 9:33 AM

Yes I made my daughter a whole quilt out of flannel paper pieced blocks. It turned out great.

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anniem404
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Date: 11/3/13 10:29 AM

Oh good.
Thanks for the quick reply.

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Date: 11/3/13 8:45 PM

Test flannel for shrinkage. Cut a 2 or 3 inch square and wash as you intend to do for the finished quilt. When dry, measure the squares to see if they are the smaller. If they are, prewash the fabric before sewing.

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anniem404
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Date: 11/3/13 10:30 PM

Great suggestion.
Thank you!!

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Date: 11/5/13 7:13 AM

I made this blanket for my niece using a paper piece pattern I drew . The center of the square is the left over flannel I used for her burp cloths.
https://amye116sewingprojects.shutterfly.com/pictures/34#35
A closer look https://amye116sewingprojects.shutterfly.com/pictures/34#34
The flannel was easy to work with. I love the way it turned out.
Good luck with your project

anniem404
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Date: 11/6/13 10:23 AM

Amy,
that is darling!!!! Did you prewash your flannel? did you press the flannel before using it?
Thanks in advance!!

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Date: 11/7/13 6:53 AM

Thank you :). Yes I did prewash and gave it a quick press before I started.... since I was paper piecing I knew I would be pressing every seam as I went so I didn't spend a bunch of time pressing before hand.

Please post pic's when your done. I love to see the work of others.

Have fun with it

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