Let me start by saying that I am a fabric washer!! I know that there is a lot of controversy about this but it is something that I do.
I even wash small scraps given to me by friends and others who know I quilt and magically pop up with bags of leftovers!!
I am also allergic to cats so it is essential that all used fabrics I receive be well-washed.
BUT….what about pre-cuts??
I already struggle with some of them because of the pinked edges. trying to figure out exactly where I should line up the edges.
Others seem to be cut unpredictably, making it hard to get a consistent size block or strip.
So, I worry about adding yet another variable to this mix by washing them.
I recently ran across a YouTube video that gives a great idea for how to wash those pre-cuts…..
Now, I am honestly not sure that I would spend the time doing this, but I love the idea of using a salad spinner to remove excess water.
THAT I might use in other situations!!
Would you ever try this??
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2 thoughts on “Pre-Cut washing….really!!”
Looks like a great idea but would take a lot of time. I wonder if you could put the scraps in a lingerie/stocking bag and wash in the washer.
I have washed them that way before and it certainly helps them not to fray as much but some did anyway. I agree about the time involved. It would have to be something that I was REALLY worried about before I would go thru this!!