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Zoolover
« on: December 19, 2010 08:48:49 PM »

I recently got some fabric to make a new skirt with. The bolt said it was 74% viscose, and 24% wool. I didn't notice if the bolt had care instructions, or if it did, I forgot to check.

Also is there any tips for dealing with this type of fabric. I love the drape of it, but it also seems to wrinkle just by looking at it.

I have more or less only worked with cotton fabrics before.

The pattern I was going to make with it is Butterick 5366

http://butterick.mccall.com/b5366-products-10281.php?page_id=367
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soorawn
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2010 01:21:32 PM »

That sounds to me like machine washable at max 40 degrees.  I think it will make a beautiful skirt to that pattern.
And I hope you have a good iron.  That's the reason why I try not to use viscose fabric (I dislike ironing).
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SandyL
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2011 04:56:07 PM »

Dry Cleaning is obviously your other option...Can you believe that some of the new dryers have some sort of Dry Cleaning built in!  I am with Soorawn, I hate ironing...so I have to choose my sewing fabrics carefully...

Make sure you post pictures when your sewing project is finished!
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