How to keep your fabric from fraying in the wash. I hate to machine wash raw edged fabric, because it always comes out frayed and in a huge tangle. But Jodie from Quilters Club of America taught me how to wash without the mess. Watch this short video that explains several different methods of keeping your fabric in tact when you wash it in the machine. Great tips to store in the back of your head for next time. Check out QCA’s YouTube channel for more quilting tips.