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    So I found a tub of oxford fabric from back in my garment sewing days. Nice soft pastels, but I think might be partially polyester?? ,but not sure. Nice weight fabric, it seems. My question is has anyone made a quilt with this type of fabric? Does anyone think it would work? I think it would be very soft and pretty for a baby quilt. Most of the pieces are too small for any shirts, but plenty big enough to combine together for some quilts. Help?

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    Of course it would work, even if there's polyester in it. There is no law says quilts HAVE to be made of cotton only.

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    I would use poly cotton. A lot of Hawaiian fabrics are made from it and it holds it's color really well. I mean if you wear it why not?



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    I think it would be fine. Oxford is durable and it does come in some pretty pastel colors.

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    I love Oxford cloth and I think it would make a wonderful baby quilt. Go for it!

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    It would work fine.Back when people started quilting they used old clothing to quilt with.My dmil quilted with every fabric imaginable.
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    I think oxford cloth makes a very fresh and pretty quilt. Have fun!

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    Thanks for all the encouragement! I was wrapping and rolling all morning and dreaming of the quilt tops to come! I will start with a baby one, but I found a gorgeous blue and teal one this morning that might be a big quilt someday soon!

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