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Laminated cotton fabric - Scattered monkeys on cream. A soft protective polyurethane film is laminated to the face of the fabric and is used for raincoats, bibs, splat mats, art mats, shower curtains, tablecloths, placemats and more. This laminate meets the key provisions of the CPSIA for lead and phthalates - It is soft - pliable - durable - and easy care. BPA free and approved for children's products using strict USA standards. Thank you Camille of http://www.etsy.com/shop/SetCarre for letting me use the picture of your apron and See Rhiannon for the bag here https://www.facebook.com/pages/Eeny-meeny-miny-mo/294355877338632

18" x 20" piece
Laminate is on the print side of the fabric and is shiny

Want this continuous by the yard? Use this link
https://www.etsy.com/listing/112445055/
or an 18" x 40" is here
https://www.etsy.com/listing/222542846/
Other fabrics from this collection can be found using this link
http://www.etsy.com/shop/Laminates/search?search_query=urban

Care instructions:
Machine Wash cold gentle cycle no bleach / Line dry / No iron
This laminate meets the key provisions of the CPSIA (approved for use in products for children 12 and under) - It is soft - pliable - durable - and easy care. Lead and Phthalate free. BPA free. To save shipping costs this fabric will arrive folded and need gentle ironing to remove wrinkles - please refer to links below. Should you wish me to send this on a roll please add this to your cart https://www.etsy.com/listing/108850165 (USA only)

Here are some links with care/sewing tips
http://www.justlaminates.com
http://pinkchalkstudio.com/blog/2009/11/18/laminated-cotton-sewing-tips/
http://www.rileyblakedesigns.com/laminate-tips/
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See my policy page here for more details http://www.etsy.com/shop/Laminates/policy
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Link to other fabrics available in my store http://www.Laminates.etsy.com/
Link to facebook page https://www.facebook.com/justlaminates
Link to website http://www.justlaminates.com/ (sewing tips / tutorials)
Link to pinterest http://pinterest.com/Laminates/

Thanks for visiting my store

Deb

Frequently asked questions about Laminates

It's divided up into "sections" - by widths - then by product - Don't miss the COTTON and patterns section!

♥ Laminated cotton fabric by the yard - about 40" wide
♥ Laminated cotton fabric by the yard - WIDE - about 55" wide
♥ BACK Laminated cotton fabric - all sizes - The laminate is on the non-print side - aka cotton PUL (this isn't polyester)
♥ 18" x 20" & 20" x 20" - laminated cotton fabric
♥ 1/2 yard pieces - 18" x 40" - laminated cotton fabric
♥ Sale Laminated cotton / remnants
♥ Iron-on vinyl - great for diy!
♥ Food Safe lining fabric
♥ Cotton fabric by the yard (not laminated)
♥ Sale cotton / remnants
♥ Patterns / Notions
♥ Custom / Samples / Tubes
♥ Fusibles & Sew In - fleece & interfacings
the rest are self explanatory
The USA Federal Act of 2008 states that children's products cannot contain more than 300 parts per million of lead. “Children’s products” are defined as “a consumer product designed or intended primarily for children 12 years of age or younger.” Three phthalates, DEHP, DBP, and BBP, have been permanently prohibited by Congress in concentration of more than 0.1% in “children’s toys” or “child care articles.” A “child care article” means a product that a child 3 and younger would use for sleeping, feeding, sucking or teething. Producers selling children's products are required to meet these guidelines within the USA
My laminated cotton is softer and more pliable - Mine are made using high quality designer cotton fabric with a thin (1 mil) layer of waterproof protection - it's easier to sew - and approved for use in children's products. It's wipeable, and most are washable - as with most cotton fabrics be sure to "set" color - especially darks & reds - if you plan on washing or storing wet products (ie: wet bags)

Oilcloth is made using petroleum products and is NOT safe for children's products - It's more "stiff" and less pliable - I do not sell the traditional oilcloth, but many people still refer to laminated cotton as oilcloth so I use it as a search term.
Each of my listings give the manufacturer's care instructions - they are different depending on the manufacturer. I wash and dry all of the prints I sell, but it changes the "look" when the cotton shrinks a bit - and it becomes less shiny - so please TEST first to see if it gives you the "look" you like. The older cotton laminates (I don't carry any) did come separated when washed.

See sewing tips and techniques are on my website! http://www.justlaminates.com/
Yes, it works well - but it's not thick like naugahyde. You can visit my facebook page for photos of seat cushion projects here at https://www.facebook.com/justlaminates and samples are available (4/$1.00) here https://www.etsy.com/listing/74490962/ so you can see it first. The fabric is wipeable, soft, pliable and waterproof.

UV protection? - No it does not - It is not intended for continued outdoor use. The cotton will fade and deteriorate with the sun exposure.
Some manufacturers suggest no ironing and "Finger pressing" is usually the recommended option ... and often this is just fine ... BUT if you choose to iron here's what I've found successful - but please test first.

Trim the selvedges (where the laminate ends on the sides) so it doesn't stick to your ironing cloth, board or iron - Use a pressing cloth on a lower setting - iron on the non-laminated side being very careful not to touch the iron to the laminated surface. I sometimes increase the heat and add steam too. I can't always get out all the wrinkles, but this works for me. I do have tube shipping available and listed in my store.

See my website and facebook for tips - project pictures and techniques!
Due to this fabric being cut to length and health policies I cannot accept returns unless I've made a mistake. Please purchase samples if in doubt about the product or color as monitors can change the appearance.

Samples are listed in the store (4/$1.00 ) in the custom / samples / tube section or here is the direct link https://www.etsy.com/listing/74490962/
The suppliers in the US are required to meet CPSIA compliance - Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act - but are not required to test for BPA - but many have - IF the manufacturer has provided me written documentation of testing I add "BPA free" to the listing.

This does NOT mean that there is BPA in the others - just that they haven't provided me written test documents.
I'm sorry - I stopped taking orders for sewing when the store got so busy. Some people purchase the fabric from me and have someone else make the tablecloth - I can ship directly to your seamstress if you'd like that - just be sure to change the shipping address when you place your order.

Do the edges fray? Generally the laminate keeps the edges from fraying - and if you're patient you can trim with sharp zig zag or decorative scissors, but you may get the occasional thread.
Food safe is a tough one - the FDA has not established a test for our manufacturers to use because their standards are for testing a "product" - not the components of a product. In other words the cotton laminate may be "food safe" but there's no test --- the laminates I carry have all been tested for CPSIA compliance (approved for children's products) and some have been tested for BPA also. Some of the laminated cotton out there have NOT been tested and should NOT be used for children's products. I do carry a tested FOOD SAFE lining fabric and have just found some laminates that have been approved with a matte finish. You can search "within" my store using "food safe" to view them.

18 X 20 LAMINATED cotton fabric - Urban Monkeys - Anne Kelle Urban Zoologie - BPA free - Approved for children


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