The quilter’s definitive resource on the selection, use, and care of today’s textiles.
This book from an internationally known quiltmaker and teacher is a thorough reference filled with fabric facts. Along with easy-to-understand directions for testing fiber content, thread count, colorfastness, lightfastness, washfastness, and shrinkage, you’ll find:
Information on the effects of water and detergents on different fabrics and dyesThread compatibility and batting selection chartsRecommendations for storing quilts
With a better understanding of how textiles are made, what to consider when buying them, and how to care for them once you bring them home, you will have much more enjoyment and less stress as you create your wonderful quilts.