How do you stiffen fabric permanently?


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Huhu girls,

I'm looking for the ultimate tip ....: idea:

I want to fold fabrics like origami and have to keep the fabric permanently stiff. Tried saddle pad fleece - too thick, does not stay in shape. Then I brushed the fabric with medium and dried it - absolutely not stiff enough to fold. :hammer:

Does any of you have an idea what you can use for it? Shouldn't leave any stains, but should make the fabric stiff like paper.

Has any of you already done something like that? Thanks in advance for brooding! :to press:

There are fabric Steiff ... but then it gets so stiff, then you can use your pants, for example. use as a flower vase .. you are definitely not looking for something like that, are you?

Spray strength / ironing strength perhaps? Somebody said something about such a potato-based starch or was it rice (?). Probably used by the professionals and would only be available in the wholesale markets. So the creases that come in when ironing rarely come out really well: rothlol:

There are fabric Steiff ... but then it gets so stiff, then you can use your pants, for example. use as a flower vase .. you are definitely not looking for something like that, are you?

You should be able to fold it, but then it should stay in shape ....: hammer: "Fabric Stiffener", could be something like strap thickness. The only question then is whether the conventional temple thickness will be that firm ....

There is also a spray for permanent creases in trousers, which we had in the men's tailor shop back then. Unfortunately I don't know what it's called anymore

Yes, I would use spray starch (stronger) or ironing aid (weaker), because you can then nicely make the tricks in the fabric ......, you can use a bone folder!

Sugar water, that's how crocheted things were strengthened in the past.
Or cornstarch (Mondamin etc.)
Dissolve sugar or starch in the water and place the substance in the solution. Let dry, then fold. Should actually work.
Or maybe fold the slightly damp fabric.
Greetings Anne

Sugar water, that's how crocheted things were strengthened in the past.
Or cornstarch (Mondamin etc.)
Dissolve sugar or starch in the water and place the substance in the solution. Let dry, then fold.
I know that too. Lasts until it gets wet ... try it out with some fabric and then tell me if it worked. :to press:
There is always a solution: press:

Sugar water, that's how crocheted things were strengthened in the past.
Or cornstarch (Mondamin etc.)
Dissolve sugar or starch in the water and place the substance in the solution. Let dry, then fold. Should actually work.
Or maybe fold the slightly damp fabric.
Greetings Anne


Yes, that's how we did it 8dl. Water and 1 kg of sugar
Have fun

Zita

My mother-in-law always had her sheets and table linen starched with starch that had to be dissolved in water. The sheets were disgusting as hard as a board and the napkins were wrinkled like paper. Of course I was out again for the next wash. Permanent????? I do not know.

My mother-in-law always had her sheets and table linen starched with starch that had to be dissolved in water. The sheets were disgusting as hard as a board and the napkins were wrinkled like paper. Of course I was out again for the next wash. Permanent????? I do not know.
You mean rice starch, so I used to have to strengthen my nurses hood: rothlol:: rothlol: perfect for folding, but one wash washes everything out again: awesome:

You mean rice starch, so I used to have to strengthen my nurses hood: rothlol:: rothlol: perfect for folding, but one wash washes everything out again: awesome:

Himself??? We got them delivered strengthened. Only these curves had to be folded by yourself. Maybe that's why I ended my job after 2 years of apprenticeship: rothlol:

I would try iron-on fleece. There are different strengths. Take a look at

www.vlieseline.de

Here you can specify what kind of fabric and what you need it for, e.g. the collar might have to work

LG

I would try iron-on fleece. There are different strengths. Take a look at

www.vlieseline.de

Here you can specify what kind of fabric and what you need it for, e.g. the collar might have to work

LG

Your idea is good, you just have to delete your www link ...
pssst ... external advertising.: print:

No, please excuse me, command back. It's Freudenberger.


sorry: o

No, I was too fast this time. Is everything ok: rothlol:

Who knows Mod Podge and has worked with it before?

Just take PW fabric from B ....... e: kiss:

LG Beate

Or diluted wallpaper paste?

LG Luitgard

Girls

Thanks for your many tips! I could try sugar water or starch water. I'm assuming the finished parts won't be washed, so this might work. :thumb:

Iron-on fleece? Should be very thin. As I said, I tried the thinner version of the saddle pad (s280 or something ?!), that was fixed, but the kinks are not really kinks, but rather curves ...: hammer:

I will report. :thumb:

Or diluted wallpaper paste?

LG Luitgard
... We'll try that too. Thanks for the tip: thumb:: thumb:: thumb:

I just remembered something.

For my realistic bear noses I used elephant skin - the liquid stuff where you smear the wallpaper with ... However, at least the felt gets a little shiny ... matt ... but hard as a rock ... depending on how often you use the stuff sand on it!

I just remembered something.

For my realistic bear noses I used elephant skin - the liquid stuff where you smear the wallpaper with ... However, at least the felt gets a little shiny ... matt ... but hard as a rock ... depending on how often you use the stuff sand on it!
... DIY store: I'm coming .....: idea:: rothlol:: rothlol:: rothlol: (they always look so funny when I have the small pieces cut for my boxes: eek:)

Iron-on fleece? Should be very thin. As I said, I tried the thinner version of the saddle pad (s280 or something ?!), that was fixed, but the kinks are not really kinks, but rather curves ...: hammer:

I will report. :thumb:

S520 should work fine - there are sharp kinks: thumb:

I'm curious what you're up to: rothlol:: rothlol:: rothlol:

S520 should work fine - there are sharp kinks: thumb:

I only have S320 at home, I think. Unfortunately, the numbers are never on it. : hammer: I'm so hard to remember ...: hammer:: hammer:

I only have S320 at home, I think. Unfortunately, the numbers are never on it. : hammer: I'm so hard to remember ...: hammer:: hammer:
The S520 is firmer: thumb:

The S520 is firmer: thumb:

Also thicker? Do I have to "feel it" with you on occasion! : rothlol:

Also thicker? Do I have to "feel it" with you on occasion! : rothlol:
It's very thin - but quite stiff

I always use H250 when I need "cardboard" instead of fabric ... it's a bit thicker than normal printer paper, makes it nice and firm: rolleyes: and stays that way ...

Freudenberg says:

Stable fixing insert for shaped cuffs, shaped belts and handicrafts. Prevents expansion and permanently secures the shape.

Available in white and black ... it also stands by itself when you put it down.

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