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    What temperature do you use on your washer and dryer to prewash your fabric? Hot or warm.
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    I use cold for wash and reg. setting for drying

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    Quote Originally Posted by MicheleVG
    I use cold for wash and reg. setting for drying
    Same here.

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    Cold and regular.

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    Warm & regular : )

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    Warm or hot for wash (reds, flanels and batiks in hot), and regular (hot) for drying.

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    Cold for most, warm for batiks. Just a 30 min. hot dry.

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    I do alll my machine washing on warm, and reg. for drying.

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    Warm here too, except hot for flannels.

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    Hot and regular dry but take them out when still slightly damp. They iron up easier that way.

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    Cold or warm wash , but its the dryer that really makes them shrink.

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    Cold wash, regular dry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MicheleVG
    I use cold for wash and reg. setting for drying
    I do the same.

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    I started out using cold water and drying outside the dryer, but then I realized I really wasn't giving the fabric a chance to shrink or otherwise misbehave (and I wanted to know whether it would do that before I used it in a quilt), so now I use hot water and hot air.

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    I prewash my fabrics the same way I will wash the finished quilt. So for me, that's warm water in the wash and med/low heat in the dryer.

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    Since other than flannels I don't prewash...I wash my quilts in warm/warm and dry in the regular mode.

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