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How to Prepare Fabric for Sewing and Crafts

3 Steps to Prepare Your Fabric for Sewing

If you’re new to sewing, you might not know there are things you need to do to your fabric before sewing on it. Some fabric needs to be preshrunk, some needs to have the grain straightened, and most needs to be ironed. Taking these three steps…

How to Preshrink Fabric

When you buy fabric from the store, always preshrink it before sewing on it. Preshrinking prevents your finished garment from becoming distorted when you wash it in the future. Some fabrics are more susceptible to shrinkage than others, but it’s still a good idea to preshrink…