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Re: Protecting wool

Sam wrote:
>I don't use wool as a binding fabric mainly because of its attraction to
>bugs. But, of course, a beautiful piece of embroidered wool came across my
>bench and ended up covering a blank book.  Is there any way to a) protect
>the fabric now that it's on the book (I know, I know, I should have thought
>of that sooner) and b) is there some way to pretreat the rest of the wool
>for future use?  Do I really have to keep it in mothballs? Would a cedar box
>do?  Any other options?
>Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)

I would try making a clamshell box with an aromatic cedar lining.  That
should do the trick, and would be elegant besides.

Kathy Hamre

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