Does Bamboo Shrink? How to Wash Bamboo Without Ruining It

Shrinking in size is great if you are trying to lose weight. But when it comes to bedding or clothing, shrinking is never acceptable. To protect against shrinking one has to be careful about how they launder

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What is a Minky And Why Are Minky Blankets So Expensive?

Sometimes names or labels describe a product perfectly. Other times, they are very misleading. Everyone can agree that there is no better term for silk. Yet names like Minky can leave a person scratching

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What Is Polyamide Fabric Material? (Is It Toxic-Safe-Warm?)

Understanding the different fabrics and how they are made will help you design your wardrobe a lot better. Knowing which ones will keep you cooler, warmer, healthier, and safer is a big plus when you want

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The Antique Domestic Rotary Sewing Machine 153 and 151

If you do not worry about the dates, you can learn a lot of facts, including the stories behind the different sewing machines. The Domestic story is interesting because it involves brothers with one being

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Can You Bleach Bamboo Sheets? How to Bleach Bamboo Sheets

Bleach is a touchy subject. It is a great cleanser for certain fabrics and it is not so great for others. It is hard to know when you should use bleach and when you should not. Then too many people think

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The Sears Kenmore Sewing Machine Model 5186 (Review, Manual)

Tracking down vintage sewing machine models is not an easy task. It is often like trying to solve a mystery and you have to be like Sherlock Holmes very sharp, observant, and know what to look for. In

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Charm Pack Size: How Many Yards of Fabric Are in a Charm Pack?

To save you the time and trouble of cutting your own squares, different manufacturers have created the charm pack. You get enough fabric on one of these packs to do some serious quilting. But not all packs

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How Many 10 inch Squares In a Yard of Fabric? (+5, 6, 12″)

Being frugal doesn't mean you are a miser. It just simply means that you want to get the most fabric possible out of a yard of material. All that action means is that you do not want to waste your money

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The Antique Wizard Sewing Machine (History, Models, Value)

Finding old sewing machines is like finding a time tunnel. it lets you go back in time and see what a simpler era was all about. While the old vintage and antique sewing machines were simple in construction,

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Does Bamboo Fabric Stretch? (How to Stretch Bamboo Socks)

When you need to move and move quickly, it pays to have a fabric that moves with you easily. More often than not someone has been embarrassed when the fabric remained in place while they bent over to pick

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