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Re: mundane paper question
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- Subject: Re: mundane paper question
- From: Barbara Holl <bholl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 07:30:11 -0700
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Pellon is a good idea, but you might also try freezer paper. I use it to
strengthen paper napkin or tissue paper envelopes and it works great -
even in the mail. The white freezer paper would enhance the color of the
mulberry paper, too.
On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Jane M Brown wrote:
> what about iron-on pellon? The thin *material* used to stiffen collars
> and such? Would that work?
> Jane Brown
> On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Susan Fatemi wrote:
> > Dear Cognoscenti --
> > This is such a mundane question that I hesitate to ask,
> > but maybe one of the paper experts would have some advice.
> > I have some mulberry paper (sold as gift wrap) that I
> > would like to use for hangtags on garments, but it's a
> > little soft.
> > Is there some product I could apply in some way, perhaps
> > iron-on, that would stiffen it up a bit, but still allow
> > the paper to show thru'? The only thing I've thought of
> > myself is spray starch.
> > Thank you.
> > Susan Fatemi
> > susanf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx