How To Fold Fabric to Stay Organized
Let’s fold fabric so a 1/4, 1/2 and 1 yard all fold to the same size for easy storage.
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This is half a yard. Fold selvage to salvage. (Salvage is not the cut edges)
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Fold the selvage edges to the fold. See it pecking out from underneath.
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Now fold again. Don’t you love the pandas? Tula Pink fabrics are sew wonderful.
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Fold both edges the the center. And then fold over one more time.
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The top fabric is a yard, the bottom is a 1/2 yard. Both these fabric pieces are the same size now.
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Another example. This one is a fat quarter.
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Top fabric = 1 yard. Middle fabric = 1/2 yard. Bottom fabric = Fat quarter. All folded the same size.
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This one is a yard That is the maximum yardage you want to fold like this.
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This is two layers. Folded selvage to selvage.
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Now fold in half to the folded edge.
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Fold lengthwise again.
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Find the center of the length.
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Fold to the center.
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Fold again to the center. Then fold in half again.
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Ta da same size as a yard, half yard and a fat quarter.
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Let’s review the yard fold.
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This is a yard of fabric. Fold selvage to selvage then again, folded to the fold.
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Fold in half lengthwise again.
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Fold to the center of the length again.
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Fold to the center and then fold again to the center.
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Results 🎉
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This is why you want to fold your fabric the same size.
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