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From Fiber to Fabric: The Essential Guide to Quiltmaking Textiles

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Length: 339 pages3 hours

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Harriet Hargrave presents the definitive resource guide to selection, use, and care of today’s textiles. Includes easy-to-understand directions for testing fiber content, thread count, colorfastness, lightfastness, washfastness, and shrinkage. You’ll find information on the effects of water and detergents on different fabrics and dyes. Thread compatibility and batting selection charts. Recommendations for storing quilts is also included. With a better understanding of how textiles are made, what to consider when buying them, and how to care for them once you bring them home, you will have much more enjoyment and less stress as you create your wonderful quilts.

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