by Sewmum1 29 Apr 2017

Has anyone done FSL with ribbon attached as you go? I am thinking of doing this for my next project but I am wanting the thread pieces to remain stiffened and the ribbon soft after the stabiliser is washed away

Any ideas?

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by graceandham 29 Apr 2017

Use a Q-Tip on ribbon part?

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Sewmum1 by Sewmum1 29 Apr 2017

Thank you. It might work.

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by babash 29 Apr 2017

Only thing I can think of is rinsing in a bowl (like a soup bowl) with the ribbon hanging over the side. But you would still get some of the ribbon stiff.

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Sewmum1 by Sewmum1 29 Apr 2017

Good idea. Would work for my snowflakes

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by pennyhal2 29 Apr 2017

I'm not quite sure how you'd do this. It seems to me that if you are using a washaway stabilizer, it would migrate into the ribbon when you washed it out. Probably you'd need to experiment a little to get it exactly as you'd like it. I'll be interested in seeing what you come up with.

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Sewmum1 by Sewmum1 29 Apr 2017

Yes i am thinking experiment time too

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by dollygk 29 Apr 2017

I too, have not heard of this.... I'll be looking for your answers!!

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by marianb 29 Apr 2017

Sorry no ideas but interested in what others think..

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