HNW - Setting Silk Dyes
Carolyn Kayta Barrows
kayta at slip.net
Sun Jul 11 18:47:16 PDT 1999
>>How should pre-washing thread be done - in a lingerie bag? As in, how does
>>one prevent tangling and other loss to 'washing machine macrame'?
>I'm not recommending pre-washing the thread as such, but pre-washing a test
>piece of embroidery to see how the thread behaves. If the embroidery is
>ok, there's no need to wash the thread. On the other hand, I'd really
>recommend prewashing your fabric before you embroider.
I always preshrink fabric. I was asking about pre-washing the rest of the
thread after the sample wash-tests non-colourfast.
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