How do you put Minky on the back of a quilt?

Can you use Minky to bind a quilt?

When most quilters first learn how to bind a quilt they are taught how to make a binding separately that is then attached to the quilt. … When binding a quilt with minky, you will want to have a thicker binding than you would with a cotton binding because of the extra bulk.

How do you baste Minky?


  1. Lay out the minky, right side down.
  2. Lay the batting on top of the minky.
  3. Lay the quilt top on top of the batting, wrong side down. …
  4. Pull the quilt top and batting away from the minky, pulling both together down the quilt about 8″

Does Minky fabric need to be prewashed?

Prewash Your Cotton

Minky does not shrink, so if you are pairing it with cotton (like in this tutorial), make sure to pre-wash the cotton first.

How wide should Minky binding be?

When working with the Minkee Cuddle fabrics I like to use 2″ strips cut the width of fabric. I recommend using a walking foot and a 1/2″ seam allowance. … I like to use a diagonal seam to join the strips. Lay your two strips right sides together as shown just overlapping the selvage edge.

Why are Minky blankets so expensive?

One of the reasons why minky blankets are so expensive is that they are made from extremely soft microfiber polyester fibers. This material is silky soft and soothing, making it feel upscale and luxurious. Fabric of this caliber is more expensive because it is durable and high quality.

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