Wednesday, June 6, 2012

5 Tips for Tangle-Free Pre-Washing

Do you ever put your beautiful , freshly cut fabric into the washer and pull out a tangled knot of threads and yardage? Ugh!  It's so frustrating trying to uncut and unwind that mess!

Here are 5 simple methods to help you avoid those tangles:

Serge or Zig-Zag over the raw edges

OR Use pinking shears to pink the edges

OR Clip the corners

 Wash smaller cuts in a lingerie bag

  Use a delicate or hand wash cycle,
and use smaller loads of yardage 

There you have it - using just one, or a few of these tips together, should make your pre-washing go much smoother!

Tell us! Do you pre-wash your fabrics before you put them away, or as you use them?
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