How important is it that I pre-wash FOE?

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How important is it that I pre-wash FOE?

Post by annmaree » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:25 am

I am going to make some covers today with FOE. I have heard that you should pre-wash the FOE before you sew with it.

This doesn't really make sense to me though since it is a synthetic product, and it is generally just natural fibres that will shrink in the wash.

So how important is it that I pre-wash the FOE? My covers normally get washed on cold, and occasionally they go in a warm wash with my flats and fitteds.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: How important is it that I pre-wash FOE?

Post by Emma » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:31 am

I never have and haven't had any problems :D
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Re: How important is it that I pre-wash FOE?

Post by Angel » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:34 am

I have never pre washed FOE.
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Post by Amethyst » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:38 am

Never prewashed FOE either. I could see it being a real PITA to do though :lol: .
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Post by xmasangls » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:14 pm

Amethyst wrote:Never prewashed FOE either. I could see it being a real PITA to do though :lol: .
i'm visualizing a huge tangled mess full of knots that takes hours and hours to untangle
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Post by Amethyst » Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:19 pm

xmasangls wrote:
Amethyst wrote:Never prewashed FOE either. I could see it being a real PITA to do though :lol: .
i'm visualizing a huge tangled mess full of knots that takes hours and hours to untangle
Me too :lol:
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Re: How important is it that I pre-wash FOE?

Post by annmaree » Sat Apr 21, 2012 8:26 am

Thanks ladies. :)

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