November 2011

The Incredible Shrinking Comforter

November 22, 2011

The other day, a customer asked “I washed a comforter that shrank. What happened?” Well, some natural relaxation shrinkage can show up after cleaning household items such as comforters, bedspreads, and blankets. There is usually a fullness of the backing or shell fabric, causing a puckered appearance. Also, any piping borders, quilting stitches, and seams