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Thread: prewashing continue from my earlier post

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    Senior Member mandyrose's Avatar
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    prewashing continue from my earlier post

    thank you for all the help I prewashed more fabric I serged the raw edges and laid it in the washer or should say layerd boy what a difference on that fold line I learned soooo much from all the QB members,then I was reading how difficult folding the fabric can be I to had a lot of trouble handleing large amounts to fold then I tried this I clamp the ends then smooth and fold works for me, thought I share but I am sure you savy QB members already thought of this LOL! the fabric is for a quilt for my soon to be official gd 8yrs old my son and her mother are getting married next year she already calls me granma she such a cutie
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    Clamps would certainly help to restrain frisky fabric. It does tend to slither away as you try to fold it.

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    great idea
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    Great idea on re-folding. Thanks for sharing.

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    Now why didn't I think of this??? My Granny would say ( she was a deft mute ) Your so smart in sign language.
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    Your new granddaughter will love anything you make with that fabric!

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    Great idea!!!

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    I had that same fabric. I made my dgd a purse out of it. She loves it. The fabric is so happy and colorful.
    Sue

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