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Old 01-20-2010, 04:12 PM
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I just finished a quilt that I stippled. I want to wash it to get that crinkly feeling. I have never done this before. What is the best setting to use.
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:27 PM
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I wash mine on gentle cycle and then i line dry them. They get that puffy, wrinkly look you are after.
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:37 PM
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I wash mine on the gentle cycle and dry them on the perma press cycle. It works great.
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I wash mine on the gentle cycle too--but I throw them in the dryer on low.
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:45 PM
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I also wash on "Casual" setting and throw into the dryer on a low temp.
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I just throw it in the washer on a warm wash/cold rinse and then into the dryer on regular setting. I figure that the folks that get the quilts I make for them won't be doing anything special for washing so I want to make sure they hold up to regular washing.
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:53 PM
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Did you square it yet for binding? I wash mine before I bind it, block it on the floor and air dry and then bind it.
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:01 PM
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I always bind mine first. I don't want the uncovered edges to fray.
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Old 01-20-2010, 06:39 PM
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I was mine in the washer on gentle, dry on low. I also put my binding on first. :D:D:D
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Old 01-20-2010, 07:08 PM
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I have never washed one.
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