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Silk Painting – How to Use Your Microwave to Revamp a Pair of Boxershorts

Okay, let’s get the legal stuff out of the way. I don’t recommend you use the same microwave for dying fabrics that you use to warm up food in even if the dishes are completely covered up because you never know what any sneaky little particles might manage to do. Right, on with what this article is really about. Recently a pair of my eldest son’s silk boxer shorts managed to find their way into the regular wash with t-shirts … Continue reading

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Can I Mix Iron Fix Paints and Steam Fix Dyes…???

Believe it or not, this is one of the most common questions I get asked. It’s really important to know what you can and cant’ do with silk paints and dyes so it’s good that this question has been raised yet again as it can’t be said often enough. So what is the answer? Well, it’s yes and no. Depending on what you are doing. First of all, a quick definition of what iron fix paints are. They are bottles … Continue reading

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