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From: Sabrena
Date: 03-04-2007, 01:08 PM (1 of 5)
I am new to foums. I was online looking for help about pre shrinking flannel for a baby blanket and happen to come across this forum. I found it very helpful as well as entertaining! I love to quilt. I have made some childrens clothes as well.
Sabrena Quilter from Seattle
User: Sabrena
Member since: 03-04-2007
Total posts: 3
From: lendube
Date: 03-04-2007, 02:08 PM (2 of 5)
Hi Sabrena, Welcome and show your face often!

Lennie :up:
User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: cshortsew
Date: 03-04-2007, 02:24 PM (3 of 5)
Hi Sabrena and welcome to the group.
Projects Completed in 2007:
Sewing: biscuit quilt, 7 baby dress sets, piggy pillow, 7 baby pants, eyeglass holder, purse, 5 baby outfits, toddler dress set
Crocheting: red purse, piggy slippers, sweater shawl, 5 pr. sock trims, 89 squares, baby sweater, 2 afghans, toddler harness, baby poncho, baby dress
Other: 14 Autism pins
Works in progress:
Sewing: toddler overalls & shirt
Crocheting: vertical stripes afghan
User: cshortsew
Member since: 06-28-2006
Total posts: 380
From: vickki
Date: 03-04-2007, 05:58 PM (4 of 5)
Hi and welcome to the forum.Lots of information and fun here...
User: vickki
Member since: 08-21-2005
Total posts: 374
From: esrun3
Date: 03-04-2007, 06:50 PM (5 of 5)
Hi Sabrena, welcome.

I prewash my fabric if I'm making a baby quilt but I have discovered that it works out well if I'm making receiving blankets out of flannel to just serge around the edges without washing. The thread shrinks with the flannel and I've not had any problems doing it this way.

Check out all our sections-you'll find lost of great info here!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
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