Quick Tip to Prevent Fraying

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Quick Tip to Prevent Fraying

If you prewash your fabrics by machine, you have probably suffered through the tangle of excess threads that sometimes pull away from the cut edges. Try this trick to help cut down on this problem--open the cut of fabric out flat and trip a small (1/2") triangle from each corner. Wash as usual, and prepare to be pleasantly surprised at the lack of tangled threads.

   

Comments

9/7/2009 4:36:31 PM
joanne said:

What do you mean, "trip" a small triangle? I am not familiar with this term.




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