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    Starching

    Just thought I would share.

    A couple years ago I learned that starching would help me with cutting and sewing of my fabric since it is so soft. At first I used the spray starch but that just didn't seem to help me much.

    I was in Walmart one day and discovered liquid starch. Purchased it and a oblong plastic container. I prewash all my fabric, except the precuts.

    Then I place the fabric including all my precuts into this container (of course a few at a time) let them soak for 15 to 20 minutes. Gently squeeze some of the excess starch out (do not wring) and hang them in the garage.

    Someday I will purchase a outdoor clothes line, in the meantime the line my husband hung for me works.
    I tried placing them in dryer but it just doesn't work as well as hanging them.

    I have never had a problem with my precuts getting out of shape. Once in a great while one might get a bit of a bow but irons out nice and straight and with no stretching.

    Starching has helped me a lot. Hope this helps others.
    Have a blessed day
    Pam[/I]
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    #2
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    Going to have to try this! Thanks

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      #3
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      Since I don't wash out the sizing the fabric came with, I don't have to starch anything. Even better.

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        #4
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        Just me but find even with the sizing in the fabric is so soft and pliable.
        Have a blessed day
        Pam[/I]
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          #5
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          I like your signature in RED, that is so true.
          Have a blessed day
          Pam[/I]
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