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UV Protection for Your Quilt

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  • Fabric protection spray that blocks UV rays, dust, dirt, spills, grease, and oil.
  • It is water repellent, contains no CFAs, and is acid free.
  • Great for protecting quilts, dolls, upholstery, stuffed animals, and other sewn fabric crafts.
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Quilt Care Labels
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Quilt Care Label: Tell your friends and family how to take care of the beautiful quilt you made.

Care instructions include suggestions to Clean, Store, and Display.

  • The quality satin finish fabric with ribbon-type edge is similar to high-end garment labels.
  • Text is woven into fabric, not printed

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Wash and Remove Marks from Your Quilts

marking pencil remover
Marking Pencil Remover

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Marking -Pencil Removal for Hobby, Crafts, Sewing, and Quilting.

  • Contains No Phosphates
  • Easy Spray Application
  • Safely Removes Marking Pencil Marks

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Fabric Eraser

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  • Fabric Eraser: A non-smudge eraser that lightly removes pencil markings from fabric and quilts. Perfect for the quilter and home sewer.
  • Use the Lint Magnet to remove the tiny strands of fiberfill, batting, satin and other fabrics that accumulate in your work area.
  • Just an easy sweep of the hand and your mat, sewing machines, cutting areas, etc. is cleared of threads, lint and dust.
  • Clean Link Magnet under cool, running water and allow to air dry
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Restoration Fabric Restorer

Fabric Restorer
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Mfg: Engleside's
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Weight: 2.40 lb
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Restoration Fabric Restorer

  • Fabric Restoration is a remarkable product that will save your priceless textile heirlooms from being tucked or thrown away.
  • Color safe, fabric safe, environmentally safe and an excellent deodorizer.
  • Can be used in soft or hard water.
  • Removes the toughest stains like fruit juice, coffee, tea, blood, grass stains, gravy & much more without weakening delicate fibers.
  • Revives and freshens priceless antique textiles.
  • Removes ugly yellowing caused by age, UV Rays, water stains and unattractive fold lines.
  • Your whites will never have looked brighter! Brings life back to dull colors.
  • Excellent for wedding dresses veils vintage & Victorian clothing, table linens, doilies & more


  • NOT suitable for silk fabrics or woolen carpets. When fading has occurred original colors can not be restored.
  • It is recommended to test a small area of fabric first.
  • Do NOT mix with chlorine

How to Use:

  • Step 1 Pre Soak: Mix 3 scoops (scoop included) per each gallon of warm water making sure product is completely dissolved. Soak for 15-20 minutes, gently remove fabric and gently press out excess water.
  • Step 2: Repeat step 1 only this time soak in FRESH solution for 6-8 hours. Remove gently and rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.
  • Repeat Step 2 if necessary.
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Vintage Textile Soak

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Gives antique linens a second life!

  • Specially formulated for quilts, linens, quilt tops, wedding gowns, and antique linens that have been yellowed and/or brown from long term storage caused by the oils in wood after being stored in cedar chests, linen closets and dresser drawers.


  • Check for Colorfastness before soaking
  • Contains sodium perborate
  • Keep away from Children and Pets
  • How to use:
    • FIRST: Clean and rinse item
    • Then Soak using mix ratio of 3 tablespoons per gallon of water in container or washer
    • Soak for 4 to 24 hours.
    • Rinse thoroughly with water
    • Dry naturally
    • Results vary

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Orvus Paste
Quilt Soap (8 oz.)

Item Code: 03B2
Weight: 0.9 lb
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Orvus paste contains no phosphorus to harm delicate fabrics. The surfactants in ORVUS paste are biodegradable.
How to use:

  • Warm bottle to re-liquefy contents. Shake bottle several times before each use.
  • Fill washer full with water, add only 1 Tablespoon of highly concentrated Quilt soap. Agitate water slightly to mix Quilt Soap with the water.
  • Gently place quilt around in washer. Wash quilt on gentle cycle for 6 to 7 minutes only.
  • Rinse quilt twice to remover all the Quilt Soap. If quilt is heavily soiled, wash twice. Do not presoak the quilt.
  • Very delicate, antique quilts should be handled gently and washed/ soaked in a bathtub filled with water using 1 Tablespoon of Quilt Soap.
  • Layer quilt in a fan fashion in water-filled tub. Gently hand press down and up on quilt, forcing cleaning water through the layered quilt.
  • Drain water, hand press down and up to squeeze out excess water.
  • Place a sheet under the wet quilt and list out of tub using the sheet.
  • DO not lift heavy wet quilt manually.

Quilt Journal


Quilter's Journal
To record each quilt's story

Quilt Care by Fairfield
Item Code: 03b7a
Weight: 0.8 lb
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The Quilters Journal has room to document sixty quilts, including photographs and sections to list the maker, date and locations that are relevant to each quilt.

There is also plenty of room for your thoughts and comments regarding the quilt, recipient, and the times during which the quilt was made. This is a wonderful way to create a chronological history of your work.

The Quilters Journal has room to document the history of sixty quilts. It holds 4" X 6" photos and has a spot to list the dates, recipient and your thoughts about each quilt.

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