When she received her grandmother's heirloom quilt, Gwen knew she had her work cut out for her! With tears and weak, deteriorating threads from sitting in her aunt's attic, some serious preparation was needed to get the piece machine-wash ready. Caring for beloved heirlooms like handmade quilts is easier than you think. Follow our tips for start to finish instructions on washing your passed down pieces without the fear of them falling apart!
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Stitch up any snags, tears, or holes before washing as the stress and tension caused by the weight of the water will pull the fabric and increase the hole size.