Re: Tulle issue
- I have found that hand lotion lasts a bit longer than water. If you
rub hand lotion into your palms until it is "almost" absorbed and
then rub your hands along the fabric -- BING no more static. There
is also commercial "Static Guard" but it is VERY pricey.
When I built tutus during the summer, the humidity took care of the
problem; this is probably a seasonal issue.
The hand lotion trick also works very well on legs that are wearing
tights or pantyhose that cause static to build up against a skirt or
trouser leg...just have the actor rub hand lotion OVER their
tights/hose and the static goes away (at least until the next
Let us know how you solve this --
>with the look I am
> From: gsbse1 <gsbse1@...>
> To: TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2009 6:04:18 PM
> Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] Tulle issue
> I am making tulle skirts for Cinderella and while I am very pleased
> concerned about static! I am using 6 inch tulle strips over elasticit makes a lovely flouncey
> skirt any suggestions for controling the static.
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