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Quilt Care

  • | Laurel Sons

    Washing Quilts

    I know that in a perfect world we would all wash our quilts by hand if and when we decided they needed to be cleaned.  We would use the mildest of soaps and we would line dry them, away from direct sunlight, of course.  I don't know about you, but I don't live in a perfect world.  I live in the ... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    But It Smelled!!!

    I felt bad.  The damage was done.  There was very little I could do to help. A friend of mine  washed the quilt top before she brought it to me to be quilted.  The quilt top was all mis-shaped, bunched, wrinkled and knotted on the back.  Through her tears she said, "But it smelled really bad!  I... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    In a Perfect World

    In a perfect world ..... we would all have time to take perfect care of our  beloved quilts.  We would fill our perfectly clean bathtubs with lukewarn water and soak our quilt in a very mild detergent.  We would continue to wash the quilt by hand, then rinse it twice in soft water.  Air drying, ... View Post