Cotton Flannel

Sale price$5.99/ yard
SKU: SV573537


100% Cotton
44/45 inches
155 GSM
0.52 mm
Machine Wash With Like Colors; Tumble Dry, Low

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Cotton Flannel fabric is a medium weight, insulating fabric woven in a plain weave style that is very soft and plush. Cotton Flannel fabric has a thick fluffy feel and is notably insulating for increased warmth. Cotton Flannel has a loose weave constructed with 100% natural, hypoallergenic cotton fibers and is a medium-weight fabric. After weaving, our Cotton Flannel fabric is brushed on both sides to increase softness, thickness, and insulation.

Cotton Flannel fabric is relaxed, insulating, and plush fabric, perfect for a variety of apparel and décor applications. Soft and insulating, Cotton Flannel fabric is great for lounge and sleepwear, jackets, lining other fabrics, blankets, drapery, quilting, and upholstery.

Care Instructions

This fabric can be machine washed at warm temperatures. For the best and safest cleaning, it is recommended to only wash this fabric with similar colors and tumble dry it on a low setting to prevent any bleeding or fading.


What is cotton flannel?

Cotton flannel is an extremely soft, insulating, and medium weight fabric woven from 100% cotton fibers. Cotton Flannel fabric is hypoallergenic, and retains its shape well. A relaxed and comfortable fabric, Cotton Flannel fabric is perfect for use as warm lounge / sleepwear, shirts, jackets, quilting, linings, bedding, drapery, and so much more.

What is the difference between flannel and cotton?

The difference between flannel and cotton is that flannel is a type of woven fabric, while cotton is a type of fiber. Flannel fabric can be made from any fiber including cotton and wool. Cotton fibers can be made into any type of woven fabric including flannel fabric.

How to sew cotton flannel?

Cotton Flannel fabric is easy to sew, both by hand and by sewing machine. First and foremost, it is always import to pre-wash Cotton Flannel fabric to maximize shrinkage before starting to sew. Cotton Flannel fabric is a loosly woven fabric, use clothespins to secure the fabric when sewing and to avoid any holes left by sewing pins. When sewing Cotton Flannel fabric any thread can be used, however, a 80/12 sewing needle is recomended. Lastly, finish Cotton Flannel seams with zigzag stitches or use and overlock / serger machine to finish edges and prevent any fraying.

How is cotton flannel made?

Cotton Flannel fabric is made by weaving cotton fibers in a plain or twill weave style. Once woven, the fabric is brushed with a metal tool to raise the cotton fibers, and create the plush flannel texture, and insulating properties Cotton Flannel fabric is known for. This brushing process is called napping, and makes the Cotton Flannel fabric more soft and thick.

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Crista B.
United States United States

circle skirts

Loved this fabric. It has plenty of body and seems to be strong. My students used it to make winter circle skirts!

Lesli M.
United States United States


The fabric is perfect. Exactly what I was looking for.

Deborah W.
United States United States

Love this flannel

Long time customer. Great prices

Leann B.
United States United States

Cotton flannel

First time order. Received my order in a timely manner. Thankful for reminders on sale items and new products!

Linda G.
United States United States

Thin Flannel Does The Job

I buy lots of this flannel to make bags for Musical Instruments. It's certainly not as plush as fleece, but for those who want a cotton alternative this gets the job done.

K T.
United States United States

Very nice

Good flannel, but the Navy bled color for a LONG time. Because I'm using it with white fabric I had to wash it 8 times before the color catchers came out clean.

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