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I've got about a dozen old silk dresses from years ago, bright colors, hanging in the closet. Don't wear because of dry cleaning. Can I cut them up somehow and crochet with them? I've seen ads for silk "ribbons" at really high prices. Can I do this myself? Not necessarily ribbons but please give me some help or ideas here.
 
Posts: 2 | Location: Bedford/Ft. Worth, Texas | Registered: Nov 11, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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You would have to cut them on the bias to help prevent raveling. Why not try something small and give it a try.

Or if you really like the dresses, have you tried the stuff to do the dry cleaning in your own clothes dryer?
 
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You made me laugh, and I will.
 
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