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Instantly Well Loved

I know many quilters and most have a strong opinion about whether to pre-wash fabrics before making a quilt.  I'm a "don't bother" kind of girl for two reasons:

1 - It's an extra step that requires too much time & energy (wash, dry, iron, refold …)

2 - I love quilts with that "oldy-worldy" look, even if they're brand new.  And the best (only?) way to get that look is to wash the quilt in warm and dry on high after making it with non-preshrunk fabric. 

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Reader Comments (6)

Gorgeous quilt!! :)
Vivienne x

March 10, 2011 | Unregistered Commentergreenrabbitdesigns

Thank you SO much for your extremely sweet comment!! it made my day (or evening, I guess...because that's when I got it :-P) I LOVE your quilt! The pictures are uber cool looking! A quilt like that would definitely brighten up any room :-D

I love those colors!!!

March 14, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterjenny b harris

Love this quilt! I used the same fabric (the white with the flowers - I think it's called Sugar Candy?) in one for my daughter. Gorgeous!

March 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterFiona Humberstone

So so cute!! Love it!

March 16, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterCamille
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