Sewing with Minky

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Sewing with minky fabric has never been so fun and easy! Stacy Grissom discusses sewing quilts using minky fabric. Minky is a soft, cozy fabric that is great for making baby quilts for your little one, or as a gift! Watch this helpful tutorial that walks us through the set up for sewing a cute and cuddly quilt for a baby.

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For more helpful tips and techniques for sewing with minky fabric, check out this article on Sewing Minky today! Learn a few new things about this cuddle fabric as well as some ideas for future projects!

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9 Responses to “Sewing with Minky”
  1. Amryl

    These sewing tips are very helpful. Thanks very much.
    Do you have any sewing video on making ironing board covers?

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    • Customer Service

      Thank you for your comment. Currently, we do not have a video on that topic; great idea though! We have forwarded your suggestion on to the proper department. Happy Sewing!

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  2. Christine

    I would like information/tips on making quilt blocks with minky, where minky is sewn to minky. I use minky on both sides of the quilt and usually swear I will ever do it again!

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    • National Sewing Circle

      Hi Christine.
      When sewing minky to minky it is very helpful to use a walking foot. This will help guide the layers of fabric through the machine evenly and avoid puckers. I would also recommend using pins, as minky can be a little slippery. This will help ensure everything stays lined up. Another tip with sewing a quilt with minky is to use a 1/2″ seam allowance rather than a 1/4″, and then press the seam open rather than to one side. This will help eliminate some bulk.
      Hope these tips help!

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    • National Sewing Circle

      Hi!
      This is actually up to you. When sewing with minky or multiple layers of other thick fabrics, many people like to use safety pins while sewing because it reduces the chance for poking yourself with the pins, and also the chance of any pins being left behind.
      Hope this helps!

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