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Color Bleeding When Washing a Quilt for the First Time

I made a quilt from squares of blue flannel (with white dogs in the pattern) and white flannel. I washed it and dried it first. When I was done sewing it I washed it again and the blue ran in to the white squares. How can I get the white squares white again without changing the blue squares?

Brenda

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Closeup of quilt showing where red color bled into surrounding light colored fabric
Color Bleeding When Washing a Quilt for the First Time
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Home and Garden Cleaning FabricSeptember 14, 2009
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