A new year always brings change, and one of those changes is a big update to how we sell our fabric. Starting today, all of our medium-weight cotton jersey yardage will be sold unwashed. This includes all medium-weight fabric sold by the yard and included in Build a Wardrobe. Our DIY kits and finished garments will still be cut from pre-shrunk yardage, so this change will not affect our sizing in any way.
Since our medium-weight jersey fabric shrinks approximately 3% in length and 1% in width once washed, we will ship generous cuts of fabric to allow for shrinkage. We recommend that you pre-wash your fabric in the same way you intend to launder your finished garment—preferably in cold or warm water—to ensure that your finished garment will not shrink after it’s been through the wash.
If you have questions about our unwashed fabric or need help choosing the right amount of yardage for your project, please give us a call at + 1.256.760.1090 or email us at orders (at) alabamachanin.com.