Can you wash felt??
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Good question. I'm definitely not an expert, but as there are different kinds of felt, I would imagine they each would respond differently to washing. Why not test the felt you mean to use? Sew a small patch on a piece of fabric and toss in the wash--measure the patch first so you can tell if it shrank. JMO
Posted at 8:23am Dec 30, 2008 EST
I too have washed crafting felt. I have not had any problems with it. It just becomes super soft.
I have not washed the newest craft felt that Walmart is selling. It is made from recycled plastic. I should throw a scrap in with some towels to see how it does.
Happy New Year!
Posted at 8:54am Dec 30, 2008 EST
I wash and dry all of my felt in my washing machine and dryer. Most of the new felt is fine it is the older felt that can not take washing. I washed and dryed the new stuff from Walmart and it came out looking just like it did before it went in the washer and dryer.
The felt from JoAnns is not good for washing and drying and it has a tendency to bleed colors. I am hoping that they get some of the new felt in. I haven't looked at it since Nov. so maybe they have better quality felt now.
Posted at 9:24am Dec 30, 2008 EST