attack_laurel (attack_laurel) wrote,
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attack_laurel

Old lace without the arsenic


...And, let's switch focus again, with neck-bending speed.

I have been working on cleaning some of the lace ccunning  gave me (jealous?  You should be; I have me a special friend!) and I've been having fabulous success with a solution of 1/2-1 tablespoon of Sodium Perborate (purchased from a person who sells antique linen, cotton, lace, and sewing tools almost exclusively, and she uses it on her antique linen and cotton) in a large (4-5 quart) bowl of very hot water.

Pictures of lace and other things...Collapse )
Tags: costume, house, lace, sewing, state of the me, vintage
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