Hat Stiffener (Lacquer-based) Powder Millinery / Fabric Stiffener - 1/2 Cup
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This Lacquer-based stiffener is easy to use, quick-drying, and works well with felts, straw and lace. To use, mix 1/2 cup of powdered stiffener to 500ml of Isopropyl alcohol. See details for full instructions. Note: While this stiffener is paler than older varieties, it may still tint light and white fabrics. Please test before use.
Colour: Forms clear solution | Price per 1/2 Cup
If other colours are available for this product, these are listed in the table below. Please note colour variations may occur especially on naturally occurring products and those that have been dyed. We try our best to ensure colour consistancy but cannot guarantee that two different products with the same colour description will have the same colour.
Instructions for use
To make 500ml of stiffener - In a glass or plastic container, mix 1/2 cup powdered stiffener to 500ml 99-100% Isopropyl alcohol, Using a bristle brush, mix every 5 minutes for 20 minutes, and then intermittently until completely disolved (a few hours).
• IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please do a test patch first to ensure the solution is correct for your fabric before applying to the entire surface area.
• Experimenting is going to be your best teacher. It all depends on the fibre, the saturation, and your stiffness preference.
• Once mixed, the solution will keep if left in a sealed container.
• Store unmixed powder in a cool, dry place.