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Save money using, recycling and repurposing flannel. Flannel is a very versatile, thrift friendly fabric.  It is soft, so it is great for cleaning many delicate items, as well as waxing furniture and cars.   It serves well as a dust rag, as it picks up dust and holds it in the fibers.  You can wrap it around a pole and dust the high areas of your home like the top of ceiling fan blades. It is also frugal because once used it can be washed and used again.

Pieces of flannel can also be used for craft projects, quilts, and doll clothes; for mending, clothing accents, or as the final layer on a display board for quilters. 

Most people own flannel clothing.  When flannel clothing is no longer wearable, save money on your clothing purchase by recycling the useable part of the fabric.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some more frugal tips to save money on flannel.


- Buy flannel when it goes on sale or with a coupon from a fabric store.
- Make quilts from small pieces of fabric.
- Make diapers from flannel.
- Make washcloths from flannel.
- Use flannel for sanitary purposes.








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