How to Choose Clothing for a Memorial Quilt

How to Choose Clothing for a Memorial Quilt

Clothing included in a memorial quilt should represent the person to be remembered but must also meet the needs of the intended recipient. To make a keepsake that will provide decades of comfort, first determine how the quilt will be used and by whom; then select the appropriate garments. Consider the Quilt Recipient What age […]

Quick and Easy Colorfast Test

Quick and Easy Colorfast Test

Some dark or bright colored clothing fabrics, especially red, may release dye (or “bleed”) when washed. Even clothes that specify machine wash on the care label may bleed color. If there is any question whether a specific garment is colorfast, run this simple test to avoid a ruined quilt later. You will need: Small white […]