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Can a wool coffee cozy sustain high temperatures?

In addition to being extremely insulative, wool is ideal for something like a coffee cozy because it is stable in the presence of a fairly high degree of applied heat, it is un-meltable, and it has a ...
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Reviving wool from possible moth damage

A quick hack would be to roughen up the bare patches with an old toothbrush or the coarse side of a Velcro strip. Try to treat only the bare patches like this, and be extra careful at the edges ...
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How do I extend the length of a Plaid Wool Maxi Skirt

Color Consideration In theory it would be ideal to have the same fabric with the same pattern, but this looks like a circle skirt. Even if you got a piece of the same fabric, you wouldn't be able to ...
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I am trying to identify / describe this wool thread / yarn

Weaving yarns are described by two numbers separated by a slash, eg 2/5, 3/10, etc. The smaller number is the number of plies The larger number represents the size of each ply. So, a 2/5 yarn has 2 ...
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Glue for sticking wool to wool?

Most often the best way to stick 2 pieces of fabric together is sewing them. In the special case of wool you can also felt them together by placing both pieces of fabric on a soft foam surface or ...
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How do I extend the length of a Plaid Wool Maxi Skirt

Slightly different approach to Elmy's "Extend the waistband" idea: Take the zipper out. Now, widen the skirt slightly in that upper portion. One of the former zipper seam allowances will ...
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