HNW - Buying Antique Lace

Carolyn Kayta Barrows kayta at
Sat Jul 3 11:25:35 PDT 1999

>When I used to visit England my friends there stunned me when they said
>they used bleach to clean their embroidered tablecloths. :-O  Then I took
>their advice. If you dilute the bleach and hover over the stain like a
>mothering angel, it does just fine. I use my embroidered tablecloths for
>serving people tea and of course, there are tea stains. 

My mother 'bleaches' her knitted doileys with lemon juice and sunlight.  I
think she washes out the lemmon juice later, because they never smell
lemmony when she uses them.

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