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Backing redwork
by: Anonymous

Thanks for your information. These will be made into door hangers (I think).

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Backing Redwork
by: Valerie Kalyani

You do not need to put a backing on it to do the work, but if the fabric is stiffened, it may be easier for them to stitch. Pellon would be a fine choice, just don't choose one too heavy to slip a needle into easily. You did not mention what the finished item would made into, that also should affect your selection for a backing. If your cloth has enough weight to it, you may not need any at all.

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