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washable drapery lining..

Posted by gracie01 (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 6, 09 at 10:54

is there such a thing? Or would I need to use something else for simple rod pocket panels? TIA


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RE: washable drapery lining..

I prewash everything before I make it. The shrinking is done...and now you can wash without worrying. I take the yardage to the laundry and use one of the large front loading machines, toss it in the dryer and fold.
Hope this helps.


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RE: washable drapery lining..

Just a suggestion. It might be a good idea to buy a yard to test wash. Then you will know how much it will shrink and if washing changes the texture.


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RE: washable drapery lining..

well, everything I've seen says "dry clean only". So you're saying that I can wash it? Or that there is something out there that can be washed?


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RE: washable drapery lining..

I have used a good quality polyester cotton to line drapes that I want to wash. After the first washing it won't shrink--if it ever does.

Drapery lining of any sort is heavy and made of material that will shrink if washed. Because it is so heavy it would be very hard on a washing machine


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RE: washable drapery lining..

oilpainter,

thanks; I will look for what you suggested.


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