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From: katie_burke
Date: 01-19-2007, 05:53 PM (1 of 3)
I have been checking out the yo yo links in another thread, but was wondering if yo yo's should be made from regular cotton fabric or if flannel could be used? Wondering how well it would stitch and how well it would hold up using the flannel. I have a friend with a baby on the way and thought a flannel yo yo quilt would be a nice, easy gift to make for her. Would there be any choking/smothering hazard with this type of quilt?

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From: Pudge99
Date: 01-20-2007, 08:25 PM (2 of 3)
I yo-yo all fabric types. Flannel works very nicely. IF, and this is a big IF, I were to make a yo-yo quilt for a baby then I would monster size those yo-yos (4 to 5 inch finished), and I would sew them down to a backing fabric all the way around the yo-yo. So basically it would be like a yo-yo applique.
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From: katie_burke
Date: 01-21-2007, 05:01 AM (3 of 3)
Thanks for the info Gina! I appreciate it.
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