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Thread: This is a cool idea

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    Senior Member kellen46's Avatar
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    Someone on another message board shared this idea for prewashing precuts....
    Fill the sink with hot water,
    dump in the charm squares, fat Q's or strips...
    agitate a bit using a large spoon
    squeeze out as much water as you comfortably can
    place the wet fabric in a salad spinner and spin out any excess water
    press the damp fabric with a hot dry iron or air dry...
    This simulates a trip through the washer and dryer with out the fraying and hassle .
    Neato!

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    thanks great tip

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    Thanks for the tip! I'll try that.

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    It can be done!

    Thank you for posting a method.

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    Why didn't I think of that? GREAT tip. I have avoided precuts because I must prewash due to psoriasis. Now I can use all the FQ's, Strips and Jelly rolls I purchased pre psoriasis. THANKS

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    Great tip .... thanks!

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    Awesome...now I have to go out and buy a salad spinner. Thank you for the tip.

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    Thanks for the great tip.

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    Thanks! I would have never thought of that!

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    Hey, that is a good idea!

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    Have to laugh. I use my salad spinner more for fab than for lettuce! I call it my mini matag!

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    Fantabulous idea. I LOVE this board!!!

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    ditto on buying a salad spinner...

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    ditto on buying a salad spinner...

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    Try your local thrift stores for the salad spinners. A lot of people buy them and then never use them and give them to the thrift stores or sell at yard sales.

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    I almost threw away the large spinner that takes up so much room. Good idea!

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    Great!, I'll look. I think last weekend was maybe the last yard sale weekend here.... :(

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