Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Minkes fabric has really become popular lately. I get lots of questions about using it as a backing for quilts. I've done quite a few quilts with the minkes, and it quilts up nicely.
It does have a little stretch to it, but it doesn't seem to cause any problems. I do need 4-6 inches past the edge of the quilt top on all sides to work with. So if your quilt is 50 x 70, then you'd need a backing piece 58 x 78 or larger.
The minkes can be pieced to make a larger backing of needed, or Roellofs store carries wide minkee, too.
Posted by Kristin at 10:29 AM