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Amaranta
« on: December 12, 2011 04:16:00 PM »

Hello,
I'd like to know how to protect from the dust an embroidery if i keep it in the hoop and hang it somewhere.
I've tried to find the answer in the forum but i couldn't find it!
Please if you can help me!
Thanks in advance
Amaranta
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amalgam
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2011 09:38:15 AM »

I haven't really had this problem, but maybe you can use the crevice attachment and vacuum the dust off.
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jemimah
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2011 09:09:37 AM »

If you use the vacuum cleaner, don't touch the embroidery with the vacuum cleaner, just hold it close to the surface and gently lift the dust off.

If you really don't want dust on it, then it's probably best to have it framed or keep it in a glass cabinet or similar.
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NewbieUK
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2012 04:48:12 AM »

I'm new to cross stitch but purchased a magazine about it to give me some tips. In it, a lady had written in to say she uses a shower cap! She places it over the hoop to protect her projects.

Hope that helps!
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