Date: 02-05-2004, 01:30 PM (1 of 3)
I just bought some tapestry fabric to make cushions. I am not sure if I need to preshrink it. I could just throw it in the washer on a gentle cycle, but I am scared that the edges will unravel. Is there a way around this?
Member since: 12-17-2003
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Date: 02-05-2004, 03:42 PM (2 of 3)
|It's very simple, stitch as close as possible to the cut edges. Are you planning to wash the cushions? It would be best to wash a small sample first to see if the fabric survives water. If you're going to dry clean the cushions you can get the fabric dry cleaned first.||
Member since: 02-25-2003
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Date: 02-06-2004, 11:40 AM (3 of 3)
I would serge the raw edges first,and then get the fabric dry cleaned ,as it will keep i n the stiffness too rather than washing,whereby it will go limp.
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