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Thread: cotton fabric

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    Is there a way to tell if fabric is 100 percent cotton.

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    Burn a small clipping. Cotton will turn to a light powdery ash. Blends of cotton with non-natural fibers will melt and have lumps. Hope that helps.

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    The end of the bolt will have the fabric's content or if it is older fabric try what she said^

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    you can find out if it is cotton by twisting a cornor of the fabric if it bounces back and look unwrinkled then it probasbly is a blend and not all cotton.

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    Just wondering on some fabrics that i already have. Thanks for the answers. Will try them

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    Quote Originally Posted by bebe
    you can find out if it is cotton by twisting a cornor of the fabric if it bounces back and look unwrinkled then it probasbly is a blend and not all cotton.
    I never thought to check this way :D:D:D

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    Quote Originally Posted by bebe
    you can find out if it is cotton by twisting a cornor of the fabric if it bounces back and look unwrinkled then it probasbly is a blend and not all cotton.
    That's a new one to me. I'm going to try that.

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