Recycling hoarded fabrics

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Re: Recycling hoarded fabrics

Post: # 293503Post snapdragon »

ina wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:10 am
What my mother used to do - cut those sheets in half down the middle and sow them back together inside out. You do have a slightly annoying seam down the middle, but the sheets will last another few years.
They were known as Sides to Middles in our house, if you made a careful French seam there wasn't much of a ridge down the centre. I'm pretty sure all the single sheets were remakes of the parents' doubles. And my sister and I learned to hem whilst finishing them.
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Re: Recycling hoarded fabrics

Post: # 293505Post ina »

Doesn't work so well with fitted sheets... ;)
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