How to Care for a Soakworthy Handmade Garment with Soak!
We have a lot of handmade items... I mean, a LOT. Many of these are able to be washed in our washing machine - some on regular, others on hand wash or delicate cycles. Others need a little more care. Heirloom quilts, boro'd bags & jackets, and crochet and knit garments and accessories fall into the second category. In fact, the garment you are going to see us cleaning in this video is very special to us… you'll see why in the video.
We get asked the question often by readers and students: "How do I clean my handmade items?" So, we decided to make a quick video to show you how we do it here in the studio... with Soak Wash, a rinse-free wash that comes in a lot of FAB fragrances as well as scentless. We certainly have OUR favorite scents… mmmmm… pineapples…
Clover Tool School - Rotary Cutters
Clover Tool School Extra Credit, Rotary Cutter Episode, is Online
Our newest Clover Tool School Extra Credit Episode is live on the Clover blog. This month we explore Rotary Cutters and some different ways to use them. From cutting fabric for English Paper Piecing, to recycling denim pants fora boro tote, a rotary cutter is a Shibaguyz's best friend! As always with us, the right tool for the right job!
Shannon and Jason
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