Sara
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Waterproof silk flowers
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When making silk flowers I wondered what my choices are for waterproofing? I would think for a downpour I would need to actually use a waterproofing agent but for just a bit of rain would PVC glue…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sara Jan 10.

 

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Sara replied to Sara's discussion Waterproof silk flowers
"Great! Thanks Elaine!"
Jan 10
Elaine Mergard replied to Sara's discussion Waterproof silk flowers
"Hi Sara Using the solvent based stiffener means it is water proof and in humidity does not wilt. I live in humid sub tropical part of Australia and PVA glue stiffened flowers hold their shape in storage. If a customer was caught in a shower a little…"
Jan 9
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Waterproof silk flowers

When making silk flowers I wondered what my choices are for waterproofing? I would think for a downpour I would need to actually use a waterproofing agent but for just a bit of rain would PVC glue keep its shape? And should I worry about too much humidity? See More
Jan 8
Sara replied to Helen Lee Marshall's discussion Changing your shop name?
"As a Sara I support all Sara/'hs! :)  Have you watched the course about millinery businesses? She has really great info about branding and creating a look and style for business.  I think business names and looks will vary a lot…"
Jan 1, 2020
Sara replied to Lisa Douros's discussion Heating flower making tools In hair salon stove
"I perfer soldering irons because they do not lose heat. I used the small ovens and found that the time to put them back in to get really hot again was time wasted. I make tons of flowers and generally use 1 main tip and perhaps 1 additional. I have…"
Jan 1, 2020

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