Hello Dear, have you ever tried to iron it dry before using? Put the WSS between two sheets of bakingpaper and iron it on medium heat. Ironing the WSS between bakingpaper is a good method if you need a stronger type of WSS. Just put two layers of WSS between the bakingpaper sheets, iron on medium heat, let cool. Works great with FSL.
Happy New Year from Germany
The WSS I am talking about is the plastic type. Here in Australia with the Summer in some parts of our country it gets very hot and sticky like the tropics. This makes the clear plastic WSS act like sticky tape. Once it gets cold it goes back to normal. Ironing it would not help but perhaps make it worse. I can see your suggestion working with the fabric type of WSS. I will remember that for when I do lace. Thank You.
Happy New Year from Australia.
I had the same problems ,its very frustrating
It sure is.
I swear my wss has been softer and not as strong since moving to a more humid place
Do you keep it sealed in plastic or airtight container?
i was wrapping the roll in a trash bag, but kinda got lazy and its been out for a while. it was pretty much right away when i moved but it hasnt gotten any worse since
smokeythecat once the weather cools down it will stiffen up again. But I do keep mine if cut in a zip lock bag or if on a roll in a plastic bag.
Thank you for the tip.
Great problem solving skills! Thanks for sharing the tip.
Never thought of this causing trouble.Probably the cause of all my troubles on Christmas eve ,I was dripping.No air con here,just sea breezes.
Have had the sticky tape coming off when wrapping presents.
I am close to the ocean but we don't get the Sea breezes we used to since the high rises went up all over the place.
Barabra , i had the same prob here :...2hrs away from you":)... With my SS gift. Thought O No my new 500e is playing up. .. But as you did so did i and Tarda!!! all done. , Have a good week x
I think if it gets too humid the wss sticks to the foot a bit causing problems. Glad you got it sorted.
Thanx & Merry Christmas!!!
Who would have ever thought. Good problem solving. Seems like there is a check off list every time I sit at my machine. The more experience the longer this check off list becomes. MERRY CHRISTMAS
I live above a pond and at a lake, so I keep my WSS in Ziploc bags. Glad you fixed the issue. Oh, and Merry Christmas. It's here - no more last minute stitching.
Good thinking! Thanks for sharing such a great tip with us all.
Yes, sometimes you have to rethink everything. Great you could finish the towels
Thanks would never have thought about the working temp.
Thank you for that tip!! Merry Christmas!