Tag Archives: care

What else can I do to wash my quilt?

I thought I’d share an email exchange I had with a customer about her desire to wash her quilt. It definitely showcases the many things to take into consideration when caring for your quilt. I was asked: Is there any other way to clean an old quilt besides the wet or vacuum cleaning methods?  Is […]

My Goal: Cleaning an older quilt

There are generally two ways to clean a quilt- but vacuuming is the safest and most widely recommended. Vacuuming– Lay your quilt our on a large clean surface. If the quilt is very delicate, lay a fiberglass screen over it. Then gently pass a low-suction handheld vacuum with small brush attachment over the quilt. Washing  a […]

My Goal: Labeling a quilt

(This article is courtesy of www.lostquilt.com) Labeling Your Quilts What do you put on your label? As a minimum, your label should include the name of the quilter or quilters, name or pattern of the quilt, date finished, and the city and state or country. It is recommended that you also include your phone number […]

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