(Closed) How to stiffen paper doilies?

posted 5 years ago in Paper
Post # 5
2376 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Pin it to cardboard and spray it with starch.  Not the spritz bottle, the aerosol style spray bottle.  Niagara makes a good one: http://www.amazon.com/Niagara-Professional-Finish-Original-Starch/dp/B003NWQJM0/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1366910717&sr=8-9&keywords=niagra+starch.  I’d use the regular if they’re super thin doilies, the heavy starch may block up some of the tiny holes and you’ll lose the detail.

The suggestions for using water & glue are for crocheted doilies, and it works very well for those! 


Post # 7
722 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@kotonikak:  I’m not 100% sure, I just googled how to do them lol

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