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« Reply #1170 on: August 08, 2012 09:02:37 AM »

@Suereal - You have a little typo in there. I'm guessing some auto correct didn't like how you spelled it. Seeing what it changed it to, I thought you might want to know.  Grin    That sucks about it ruining vintage stuff.
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« Reply #1171 on: August 08, 2012 09:29:15 AM »

I've always been hesitant to use homemade laundry detergent because of super-sensitive skin. Now, knowing what it could potentially do to some of my old, favorite items, I'm even less likely to try it.

But, I do still love the dish washing detergent (although it's hard as a rock, right now... so I need to grate it and toss in some silica gel packets).
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« Reply #1172 on: August 08, 2012 10:29:38 AM »

@Suereal - You have a little typo in there. I'm guessing some auto correct didn't like how you spelled it. Seeing what it changed it to, I thought you might want to know.  Grin    That sucks about it ruining vintage stuff.

LOL Yes...my textiles were not from 1070 but 1970.  Fixed now.  Thanks Grin

and HAHAHA!  I just saw what you actualy meant.  Off to change that now Grin
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« Reply #1173 on: August 09, 2012 07:20:31 AM »

That is one thing I do not like about the homemade powders...they do get rock hard even with silica gel thingies...I know commercial powders use stuff to keep powders "free-flowing"...You do have to be careful with laundry soap not to let it touch the fabrics directly...I throw in the soap, fill the washer, let it swish a bit, then put in the clothes.  I really haven't had any trouble...I know some vintage fabrics are not meant to be cleaned with modern chemicals...you should have laid it on a rock and beat it... Cheesy
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« Reply #1174 on: August 09, 2012 08:18:56 AM »

Maybe with the dishwasher detergent I'll go back to my original plan to put it into ice cube trays, let it harden and then store the cubes in a plastic bin. I'll have to see if they fit in the detergent cup, but if not, I can smash them before I use them.
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« Reply #1175 on: August 09, 2012 12:43:01 PM »

What a cool idea!  I wonder if they will dissolve the same as the store bought ones...I have an old tray I could use to experiment...
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« Reply #1176 on: August 09, 2012 02:19:02 PM »

What a cool idea!  I wonder if they will dissolve the same as the store bought ones...I have an old tray I could use to experiment...

I was thinking to test one out by dropping it in some water to see how long it takes to get mushy. Or, I might just run a load of dishes and see what happens. If I get up the motivation tonight, I'll grate the batch I have and then measure them into the trays. Then, I can give it a go tomorrow night or Saturday.
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« Reply #1177 on: August 10, 2012 06:32:21 AM »

I need another fake swap to join...lately I have been joining real ones! Cheesy

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« Reply #1178 on: August 10, 2012 08:01:35 AM »

I need another fake swap to join...lately I have been joining real ones! Cheesy



LOL! Me too! I need to get caught up on my real swaps and my fake swaps before I join anything else...
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« Reply #1179 on: August 10, 2012 04:44:15 PM »

I've been trying to find a swap I can fake join that will make me put the last coat of paint on my hallway....
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