Instructions

Instructions: Iron on patches

    • Peel off backing paper if attached & position on garment
    • Cover with baking paper or pressing cloth
    • Use hot iron on cotton setting
    • Press the patch into place for a minute or two until good adhesion  
    • Do not rub iron over unprotected patch 
    • Do not burn
    • Wash/ rinse in cold water, do not hot tumble dry
    • To attach permanently sew around the edge of patch 

Instructions: Appliques

    • Rayon viscose thread on fabric & wash away stabilizer
    • Stabilizer in the applique may stiffen it, but it will soften with washing & handling
    • To soften, soak the applique in a bowl of warm water for 5 minutes. Squeeze gently & rinse in cold water & dry flat on a towel.
    • If backed with hot fix, iron on using baking paper to protect embroidery.
    • Sew in place permanently. 

Instructions: Free standing lace

    • Rayon viscose thread on wash away stabilizer
    • Stabilizer in the lace may stiffen it, but it will soften with washing & handling 
    • To soften, soak the lace in a bowl of warm water for 5 minutes.
    • Squeeze gently & rinse in cold water & dry flat on a towel.
    • Repeat process if needed but lace will soften with handling & wear. 

Care instructions: Clothing & embroideries

    • Hand wash clothing in cold water, spin & drip dry, out of direct sun
    • Cotton based fabrics can warm ironed with a cloth.
    • Polyester velvet dresses can be gentle machine washed in cold water, spin & drip dry.
    • Use a laundry bag to protect garments & embroideries that have been permanently sewn on, when machine washing. 

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