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And the answer? Yes!
Most of the time.
First, let’s talk about why you would want to prewash. There are two main reasons. Both are particularly important if you are buying your quilting fabrics from somewhere other than a quilt shop or a vendor catering to the needs and interests of quilters. (Who among you would do that?!) You may see fabrics that look just like what they sell in quilt shops in lesser locations, but what you may not know is that those fabrics are often printed on less-than-top-quality “greige” goods (pronounced “gray” goods), the base fabric that takes the pattern and dyes.
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We are so excited by all of the fabulous quilt block designs that were submitted in the 2017 Quilt Block Design Contest! Even if you didn't get a chance to submit any quilt blocks you can still participate in the fun by voting for your favorite blocks. Voting is already underway, and it will continue through .