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Re: Protecting wool
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Protecting wool
- From: Karen Sanders <karen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 08:39:22 -0500
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On Thu, 13 Feb 1997, Sam Lanham wrote:
> 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?
To kill any beasties in the fabric now, place it in a sealed plastic bag in
the freezer for a few days.
For the long term cedar and lavendar are the natural repellents, and the
cedar clamshell seems wunnerful. There's probably some wonder chemical spray
for the fabric on the market.
-Karen from Atlanta