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By Helen Kelley

A short connection with the features of fabrc and layout of quilts from 1600 till the current.

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This is mounted on the wall. A matching strip of Velcro is basted along the top back of the quilt. The quilt is then pressed in place. If you use this method, refrain from removing your quilt impetuously lest you strain old and weakened fabric. Display racks and wall-clamp fasteners are made especially for home display of quilts. They are available from quilt supply sources. With any of these methods, you must remember that fabric tires and stretches, and it needs air 50 circulation to prevent mold or other deterioration.

Pencil ntarks? Unless the quilt is threatened by the dirt on it or by insects, no cleaning is recommended. Aged fabric is fragile. Cleaning spots will most likely remove the fabric rather than the spot. Blood spots may contain iron, which will deteriorate the fabric. Dirt may contain damaging oils or acids. It is especially important that you not take your quilt to a dry cleaner. Some older fabrics cannot withstand today's chemicals without fading or changing color. The dry-cleaning process immerses your quilt in a fluid and agitates it.

The dry-cleaning process immerses your quilt in a fluid and agitates it. The fluid abuses your quilt and may not be totally removed. Also, even in reliable cleaning shops, one risks theft. ) or use dishwashing liquid that contains no bleach or brightener. Note: Do not use dishwasher detergent. Distilled water is recommended. Agitate the wet quilt with your hands. Drain and add rinse water. Rinse well and arrange quilt to avoid strain on fabric while spinning. Spin out the water and allow to partially dry hung evenly over a line or laid out on a bedsheet on the lawn.

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