Cloth Care : Washing Vintage Fabrics and Quilts

Conventional wisdom says to handle all old fabrics with great care, hand washing and/or dry cleaning when necessary, and I have used all methods of cleaning when it comes to my stash of vintage fabrics.  When I was younger, maybe high school age, I was really into finding vintage fabrics and turning them into clothing, accessories…

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Cloth Care – Removing scorch marks

Recipe For Success On Cotton Fabric: – Scorched item – Hydrogen Peroxide – Piece of old cloth big enough to cover the scorched area (I used thin cotton flannel, the same thing used for a typical pressing cloth) – Iron on medium heat – Ironing board Dampen the piece of old cloth with the hydrogen peroxide,…