Your question: Does Minky work for a rag quilt?

Can you use Minky fabric for a quilt?

We love the feel of Minky fabrics. They are so cuddly, warm, and perfect for snuggling! It’s a wonderful fabric for quilts, but we frequently hear, “If only it were easier to sew with!” Never fear, there are ways to make sewing with Minky fabrics less of a challenge.

Is Minky fabric flammable?

In order to counteract this, large companies are required to treat their synthetic fabrics with loads of fire-retardant chemicals. Handmade minky blankets are likely not treated which is even worse. … It is not flammable like petrochemical fabrics and as it burns, it turns to ash instead of melting onto the skin.

What is the difference between Minky and cuddle fabric?

Cuddle® fabric is a brand of fabric. Cuddle® is like the word “Kleenex.” They are brand names. It is a type of fabric called minky, sometimes spelled minkee (another brand name). Minky is a product name like tissue is the product.

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″
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