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how do I soften a "stiff" new quilt cover?

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tiredmumma Wed 25-Apr-12 19:53:52

ive washed it on a hot wash and put loads of fabric softner in but still very stiff, cant really put on my sons bed like this - what do you suggest?

Dropdeadfred Wed 25-Apr-12 19:54:23

Tumble dry it?

SauvignonBlanche Wed 25-Apr-12 19:56:07

I recently bought one from JL that needed 2 washes and tumble dries before it was usable.

ANTagony Wed 25-Apr-12 19:56:39

Once it stos raining stick it out on the washing line to have a good blow around in the wind.

ANTagony Wed 25-Apr-12 19:57:02

Stos = stops

SerenityNOT Wed 25-Apr-12 20:49:38

Ooh...try washing it with no fabric conditioner but wash with non-bio. Then tumble dry, with those funny plastic tumble drier balls you can buy as they'll bad the fabric about a bit.

GrossePopel Thu 26-Apr-12 06:43:32

Tumble dry it and then iron it. It will get less stiff the more you use it.

tiredmumma Thu 26-Apr-12 10:49:38

oh pig I dont have a tumble drier - will have to find a launderette!!!

plantsitter Thu 26-Apr-12 10:50:46

Leave it out in the rain for a bit.

Mandy2003 Thu 26-Apr-12 11:47:09

60 degree wash and tumble dry with balls!

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