Using Lacy's Stiff Stuff ~ Tips, Tricks, Hints:
Color your Lacy's
for unlimited background options!
~ LACY'S Stiff Stuff can be easily dyed to match your background, your thread, or your heart's desire with RIT dyes:
Mix 1 tsp. RIT powder to 2 cups boiling water. Be careful: the dye will fizz and
boil up. Allow Lacy's to soak in the dye for 60 seconds. Rinse in cold water and pat dry with paper towel. Allow
* You can adjust the color of your Lacy's by
adjusting the length of time you soak it.
~ Lacy's Stiff Stuff can be colored
with permanent ink markers:
Color as you go to change
background colors as needed in following your design or pattern.
Make bigger pieces of Lacy's for your large
~ Lacy's Stiff Stuff can be made to any size and shape you desire, simply by "butting" your pieces together. The process is simple:
Put your glue (such as E6000) on the edge of one of the pieces of Lacy's Stiff Stuff.
Place the pieces you wish to join, edge to edge. Do NOT overlap them, simply butt them next to each other, making sure
the glue makes contact with both pieces. Allow to dry. Once dry, you can bead across the seam. You can do this many
times and in different areas. This allows you to work on each piece in a more managable size, then place the pieces together
for your completed project.
Print your pattern right onto your Lacy's!
~ Lacy's Stiff Stuff
will run through most printers, allowing you to print your
pattern directly onto your foundation.