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Should You Wash Fabric Before Sewing?

This tale of two towels explains exactly way washing fabric before sewing is an imperative.

By: Angel Peterson for favecrafts.com
Should You Wash Fabric Before Sewing
Should You Wash Fabric Before Sewing
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Brand new sewing enthusiasts often have a lot of questions before starting this new hobby like what kind of machine should I buy or how much fabric do I need? The question that does not come up as often as it should is whether or not to wash your fabric before sewing. If you are wondering Should You wash Fabric Before Sewing?, check out this excellent video. Sewists should absolutely wash their fabric before creating a project and there’s a right and wrong way to do it. Join Angel Peterson in the studio to learn all about proper fabric prep. 

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Oh how I wish I would listen when someone told me to wash my fabric first because I have finished projects only to wash it when complete an it shrunk.Sound familiar. How many have done this. Also I have washed some fabric only to have a mess .Wish I knew to zigzag stitch it all on unfinished ends. Another great video for beginners.

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