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« on: August 27, 2011 07:12:32 PM »

I am about to make lace (Yes, and awesome design from Urban Threads!). This is my first time embarking on this type of project. I am pretty sure the type of stabilizer to get, but wanted to know if anyone had a favorite brand.

I have heard lace can be kinda finicky and want to ensure my initial success!   Grin

Also, I have a Bernina, if that makes a difference or biases your opinion on brand.

Any advice on stabilizer, or other things I don't even know to ask about, is appreciated!
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2011 07:30:26 AM »

I use two layers of ultra solvy.  Use the smallest hoop the design allows.  Don't throw away the stabilizer you pull off the finished design.  Dissolve it in a little bit of water.  Then you can brush it onto any finished lace (I also use it on patches) you want to keep stiff.

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« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2011 05:37:39 PM »

Ultra Solvy is great and can be found in most fabric/craft stores.  I use at least two layers.
Badgemaster is even better, thick enough I only need one layer, but I can only find it online.

« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2011 06:38:24 PM »

Thanks, very helpful!  I will try both...
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2012 05:02:48 PM »

Thank you! I had the same question and this worked really great!
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