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Old 06-23-2013, 01:33 PM
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Hi...Just wondering if you can re-use Color Catchers if they came out of the washer with no color on them??

I am not trying to be cheap...just thrifty

I just didn't know if they can be reused or not. I would hate to reuse them and they didn't "catch" the color on the next quilt. Or could I put one new and one used in the washer?

Thanks everyone for your input/help.
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Old 06-23-2013, 01:35 PM
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I reuse mine. They still pick up "dyes."

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Old 06-23-2013, 02:30 PM
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I re-use them several times or until they pick up some color. Most times I will put in 1 new one and 1 used one, or I will re-use them when I do laundry.
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Old 06-23-2013, 02:44 PM
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I do it all the time. Go for it.
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Old 06-23-2013, 04:31 PM
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I'm not sure which ones you are using but I have been "thrifty" not cheap and cut them in half for baby sized quilts.
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:04 PM
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Thanks everyone for your help

Thrifty I like!
Thanks thimblebug6000...I never thought to cut them in half for baby sized quilts.

Hope everyone has a good week!
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I have never done that, I will have to give it a try.
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Old 06-24-2013, 07:31 AM
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I'm with Katier825 I always put anew one in. If it has a lot of red , navy and black I make sur ewith 2 more. Going to add green to this as just had trouble with a green batic spoiling a quilt.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:36 AM
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I reuse them too. And I never cut in half. lol. Sometimes I use two color catchers though.
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