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Unread 04-17-2013, 10:42 AM   #2
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Join Date: Sep 2007
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I've never had a problem with faux-suede bleeding onto anything. Run a scrap under hot water to see if it bleeds at all. If you'd still like to wash it, test another scrap beforehand - I'm not sure how well it'll take to machine washing, as the kind I've worked with suggested dry cleaning only due to it being a synthetic layer sprayed on cotton blend backing. When you wash it, the cotton shrinks but the right side doesn't, resulting in a weird, scabby appearance. If all goes well for the swatch, by all means, go for it.
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