Floriani Sew-Shrink Fabric R-SEWSHK601 (Replaces Heat N Shrink FHNS601) 60" x 36"
One of the newest products from Floriani is a specialty material called Floriani Sew-Shrink Fabric. This versatile product is designed to add a random, wrinkled texture to a as shirts, jackets, skirts, quilts, placemats, pillows and curtains. Floriani # R-SEWSHK601.
Every fabric shrinks slightly differently so you will want to test before using. Generally, fabrics will shrink approximately 30%. If you want to stitch a grid or a specific pattern on Sew-Shrink Fabric, it can safely be marked with a fabric pen. It does not have a right or wrong side. Sew-Shrink Fabric is placed behind your fabric with the drawn lines facing out. Stitch over your lines. Heavily steam Sew-Shrink Fabric with an iron and watch the magic occur. It’s now ready to trim or insert in your project. The wrinkles will hold in place even if laundered and it’s also safe to dry-clean.
Formerly known as Heat-N-Shrink FHNS601.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
If stitching a grid or specific pattern, use an iron safe fabric
marking pen and sketch the lines you want to stitch directly onto
the Heat N Shrink®. This product does not have a right or
Place the Sew-Shrink Fabric behind your fabric with the drawn
lines facing out. Pin if necessary.
Stitch on the lines or do random stitching such as stipple
quilting, circles, etc. **Remember, the closer the stitching
the more wrinkles you will have!
Heavily steam the piece from the Sew-Shrink
Fabric side. Do
NOT touch the iron to the Sew-Shrink Fabric or fabric during the
shrinking process. The steam will do all the work!
Now your wrinkled fabric is made and you are ready to trim,
shape and insert it into your project! Have fun!
** Sew-Shrink Fabric is washer/dryer and drycleaner safe.
Remember to test your fabric for the shrinkage amount before
beginning your project. Some fabrics will shrink/wrinkle more
and some less due to the nature of the fiber content. Generally
you will obtain 30% shrinkage. Again, it is important to test
first! Start with an 8” square of fabric and see what size it
shrinks to. If you are at 30%, the square should be 6” after
steaming. This will help you determine what size your beginning
fabric should be.
** Floral Fabric Tip – When attaching Sew-Shrink Fabric to a floral
print, free stitch from the fabric side and outline the flowers for a
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