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Perfect Reason for Washing Quilt before you gift it. . . .

Old 02-07-2012, 11:43 PM
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Default Perfect Reason for Washing Quilt before you gift it. . . .

I finished up this quilt tonight and put it thru the washer and dryer. I checked the front and back for any threads and such. I wanted to give it to my classmate tomorrow BUT... when I folded it up to put it in the gift bag, I saw that the only block on my pieced back had frayed and came apart at the seam! I think you could have heard my gasp in the next city!

It is too late tonight to do anything about it but I know that I have quite a task tomorrow to get this fixed. I am just so glad that I washed it and found this area before giving it as a gift.

(colors aren't true, probably not enough lights on!)
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Old 02-07-2012, 11:50 PM
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I'm sorry that happened to your quilt, I hope you can fix it. Your quilt has some pretty colors, and your roommate should really love it.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:17 AM
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Looks like a good spot for a cute little applique.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:34 AM
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That is heart breaking. Do you know how you will fix it? Could you let us know how it turns out.
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Old 02-08-2012, 12:40 AM
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So sorry that happened to your quilt
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:01 AM
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this would make me feel upset too!
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:16 AM
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So sorry this happened. Yes, very good reason to wash before gifting.
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Old 02-08-2012, 02:25 AM
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yikes! glad you spotted it before gifting.
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Old 02-08-2012, 02:30 AM
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So sorry but well done for the washing and spotting the oops. Good luck with your fix.
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Old 02-08-2012, 02:49 AM
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This happens to me all the time so I know how it is, what causes this? do you know?
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