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Antique Quilt Care

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Antique Quilt Care

"A quilt will warm your body and comfort your soul." Have you inherited or purchased any old, vintage, or antique handmade quilts?  Lucky you!!  Quilts are a true work of art.  But, as many know, old quilts are prone to being dirty, dusty, stained, torn and tattered, requiring some cleaning – but you must take extra-loving care to prevent further damage to these fragile pieces.   Even with the age of antique and vintage textiles, they are often more rugged and durable than you expect.  Older textiles are generally colorfast (due to previous washings).  The seamstress who created the pieces...

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