Basic Recipes, c1945
Yet another discovery/rescue from the dollar shelf of yet another thrift store. Front and spine of a dust jacket, from a 210-page hardback published by Spring Books, London, England. (To see it in better condition, go here.)
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Lab Test Results: DIY Best Press Starch Alternative
When I signed up to join the block swap I just completed, there were lots of rules. Some of the guidelines pertained to the type and style of fabrics used, pre-washing the fabrics, use of unscented products, deadlines, etc. I think the hardest thing for me was using unscented products. A lot of quilters have allergies to the scents added to detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets and starches. Of course, you don't want someone to have an allergic reaction to the blocks you submit to the…