A new handmade quilt, a labor of love, a prized possession. Here are a few tips on how you can extend the life of your new quilt.
We have found using a mild liquid detergent that is unscented and free of dyes, perfumes and fabric softeners work best. Fabric dyes, scents and softeners can damage fabric fibers and should not be used or used sparingly. And NEVER use bleach.
After all the hours you have spent making your quilt be sure you learn how to care for your one-of-a-kind beauty. The less you wash a quilt, the longer it will last and they'll be around for years. But they need a little TLC once in a while.