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6906Re: Troubleshooting size problems

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  • andreebaillargeon
    Oct 29, 2012
      Thanks Sue,
      I have added 2 rinse tubs to my process and it does help indeed... I was afraid to stir things up until the color had been fixed now I now I can be a llittle more vigorous about this part. Also trying a different brand of MC.

      Thanks forr sharing!
      Happy marbling,

      --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Sue Cole <akartisan@...> wrote:
      > it sounds l like you are not rinsing it out. I have two buckets beside my
      > tank and rinse the scarves with a swishing motion like a washing machine in
      > first one bucket, then the other to get the excess size and paint out, then
      > hang them to dry on a rack that I made or you can use an old fashioned
      > diaper drying rack or something. Then I wash them in the washer in a
      > short, gentle cycle with a small amount of unscented fabric rinse, then dry
      > them in the dryer with towels to heat set them, then iron them with a small
      > amount of spray on size to restore the "new" feeling. The always feel soft
      > this way.
      > the towels help to keep them from tangling.
      > Sue
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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