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    Wash or not?

    I'm making some tea towels to be sold on consignment and I'm using water soluble stabilizer. Should I wash the towels before taking them to the shop or cut the stabilizer down and print some washing instructions? I definitely don't want the towels to look used.

    Anyone have some wonderful suggestions?
    Sometimes, when there's a raging fire,
    it's best not to try to put it out with gasoline.

    "...pal carajo con la negatividad..."

    #2
    Sandy, I have made towels, too, with water soluable. Usually most of it tears off, but if there is any residue left, and you are consigning, I think I'd wash them. If there is just a bit left, you might be able to spray with water and peel it off.
    A day patched with quilting Seldom unravels Sharon

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      #3
      If you wash them, you could put a note on them saying they have been washed to make them free of the stabilizer.
      Nancy

      Psalm 126:3 The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.

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        #4
        If you don't want to wash them, spray it a bit to dissolve the stabilizer. Then iron.

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          #5
          A note of caution about spraying with water ... I tried this when trying to get water soluble stabilizer off a baby quilt. It became an ooey, gooey mess and I ended up washing on a short wash cycle - no detergent. It came out great!!

          Nancy

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