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Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Digest Number 937

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  • peggy salvail
    Will this technique work and creased or wrinkeled Velvet. My dauhgters dress had an over bodice and it creased the under dress very bad while she was wearing
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      Will this technique work and creased or wrinkeled Velvet. My dauhgters
      dress had an over bodice and it creased the under dress very bad while she
      was wearing it. Any suggestions in getting it out? Take care Peggy


      --- "Kristina L. Esch" <costumes@...> wrote:
      > Vinegar and steam will help with the hoop burn. Also brush lightly as
      > you are steaming.
      >
      > TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > There are 4 messages in this issue.
      > >
      > > Topics in this digest:
      > >
      > > 1. Re: Hoop Impressions on Velvet
      > > From: "Kim Carlson" <singitgirl@...>
      > > 2. Re: Cleaning lace
      > > From: Chris <emeraldepona@...>
      > > 3. Re: Digest Number 935
      > > From: Curtis Kidd <gckidd@...>
      > > 4. Re: Digest Number 934
      > > From: "bearhedded" <bearhedded@...>
      > >
      > >
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      > > Message: 1
      > > Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 15:11:48 -0000
      > > From: "Kim Carlson" <singitgirl@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Hoop Impressions on Velvet
      > >
      > > Here's something I found on a website. Perhaps it can help you:
      > >
      > > Hoop burn is the unsightly ring mark on the fabric caused by forcing
      > > the garment into the hoop. Gently steaming the affected area with a
      > > steam iron or steamer or lightly spraying the area with Magic Sizing
      > > can remove mild hoop burn (Magic Sizing´┐Ż is available in the laundry
      > > supplies section of the grocery store.) Severe hoop burn is permanent
      > > damage to the fabric.
      > >
      > > End quote.
      > >
      > > May I suggest that if you have any more embroidery done on velvet,
      > > that you ask the embroiderer to "baste" the velvet onto the
      > > stabilizer instead of hooping it. There are special machine baste
      > > files that can help hold the fabric in place while embroidering,
      > > thereby saving the fabric from hoop burn.
      > >
      > > I've found (through extensive testing) that the only fabric I feel
      > > comfortable hooping is cotton or cotton/poly blends. This is what I
      > > do for all other fabrics: hoop the stabilizer ONLY, then using a shot
      > > of fabric adhesive on the stabilizer, I place the fabric on top of
      > > the hooped stabilizer and run a machine basting stitch around the
      > > perimeter and as a large X through the center of the hoop. Once this
      > > is all in place, I begin the embroidery process. When finished,
      > > carefully remove the basting stitches and viola! no hoop burn!
      > >
      > > Kim C
      > > --- In TheCostumersManifesto@yahoogroups.com, "Rae" <raedowning@j...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > I had silk velvet (30% silk/70% rayon) professionally embroidered
      > > > onto the cut pieces. However, the hoop crushed some of the velvet
      > > > leaving a distinct outline of the hoop. The embroiderer told me
      > > > about it saying, "I hope you know how to get those removed" and
      > > that
      > > > was it. I don't. Any suggestions.
      > > >
      > > > Rae
      > >
      > >
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      > > Message: 2
      > > Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 08:20:44 -0700 (PDT)
      > > From: Chris <emeraldepona@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Cleaning lace
      > >
      > > Hi :)
      > >
      > > I soak my finds in OxiClean. I find it works very well. I soak until
      > the stains are gone, anywhere from 1-5 hours. I've used it on all types
      > of lace, cotton, man-made fibers, etc. The only thing you should NOT
      > soak in OC is SILK! Bad idea as I found out... Gently rinse in a sink
      > of cool water, roll in a towel and gently press exess water and dry
      > flat.
      > >
      > > I've done this with 100+ year-old lace and it's come out looking
      > beautiful.
      > >
      > > Hope this is helpfull.
      > >
      > > Chris :)
      > >
      > > lanorte1@... wrote:
      > > I have a lace collar - probably 1930's or 40's vintage - that I picked
      > up at
      > > an antique store. It has a couple of bad brown stains on it. Any
      > suggestions
      > > as to how I can safely clean it, especially since I don't know what
      > the stain
      > > is or know the fiber content of the lace?
      > >
      > > I'd appreciate any suggestions anyone could offer.
      > >
      > > Donna
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      > > Message: 3
      > > Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 17:25:17 -0700 (PDT)
      > > From: Curtis Kidd <gckidd@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Digest Number 935
      > >
      > > > From: sylvia@...
      > > > Subject: Re: Digest Number 934
      > > >
      > > > Nothing will dye polyester except disperse dyes, which I
      > > > think you can
      > > > order from Dharma or Pro Chem, but I believe it's still
      > > > very difficult,
      > > > requiring extremely high temps and they are rather toxic.
      > > > I wouldn't
      > > > recommend it.
      > >
      > > That's what I was afraid of (also what I was expecting to
      > > hear, but I promised I would ask around and see if I could
      > > find anything that would work). Thanks all the same,
      > > though.
      > >
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      > > Message: 4
      > > Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2004 01:09:11 -0000
      > > From: "bearhedded" <bearhedded@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Digest Number 934
      > >
      > > ...but polyester will at least tint with union (household) dye, and
      > > acetate takes it pretty well....convince the lighting designer to
      > > push the pink (brownies usually do the trick), and you MAY still
      > > be in business!
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