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A question to those that sew...

(9 Posts)
Mimca Sun 11-Nov-12 18:50:31

Do you always wash your fabric before start a pattern or project?

Do you put it through a washing machine cycle or just give it a bit of a hand rinse?

Thanks!

PurpleFrog Sun 11-Nov-12 19:04:39

You should wash it in the same way you will wash the finished article.

Jellykat Sun 11-Nov-12 19:15:14

Yep, i always do - imagine if you spent hours making something and it shrank on first wash.

DameFanny Sun 11-Nov-12 19:19:04

Lets just say I do now

Mimca Sun 11-Nov-12 19:26:39

Thank you - it has been a long time since I've made anything and was lucky with my first attempt.

Mimca Sun 11-Nov-12 19:28:51

Damefanny grin

poocatcherchampion Sun 11-Nov-12 19:31:05

Imagine, jellycat!

<notes this down as the solution to the always too small finished outfits conundrum>

poocatcherchampion Sun 11-Nov-12 19:31:17

grin

thenightsky Sun 11-Nov-12 19:32:49

what PurpleFrog says... wash as you would the finished garment.

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