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Does anyone know what kind of store would carry acid free tissue for heirloom clothes storage? I checked with JoAnn Fabrics and Michaels; they don't carry it. The Container Store has acid free boxes including tissue in kits, but not the tissue alone. I can only find online stores that sell it, but I hate to pay almost as much as the tissue price in shipping costs.
 
Posts: 4476 | Location: zone 6b, Missouri | Registered: Sep 19, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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There are several listing on Ebay for acid-free tissue with free shipping. I don't know how the prices are though -- I remember one listing saying 25 sheets for $10 something, free shipping.

Good luck with your search.
 
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This is a good/cheap source for acid free packing paper.
http://www.uhaul.com/MovingSup...aper-%2810lb-pack%29

Old and clean washed, 100 percent white cotton sheets can work very well too.
 
Posts: 9594 | Location: Plains & Mountains | Registered: Jun 08, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Have you checked on Amazon?


"The soil is the source of life, creativity, culture and real independence." David Ben-Gurion
 
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Yes, Amazon and other places have it, but shipping isn't free in the quantity I need. Thanks for the ebay idea, MyLife. Hadn't thought of that. I did find those free shipping vendors; may use them, but haven't decided for sure.

Conrad... Cotton/poly sheets won't work, eh? I have those, but no 100% cotton. What about new 100% cotton muslin from a fabric store, well-washed of its sizing? That might be the cheapest option yet, if it would be safe.
 
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Sure cotton muslin could work, and as you mentioned, I would wash to remove any sizing/starch.

Restoration articles and books always mention 100 percent non-color-dyed cotton. One could probably use the white, cotton/poly blend sheets for wrapping/cushioning after initial wrapping with the 100 percent cotton?

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I bought some tissue and I think I bought it from Archivers store. See if they have one in your area. They sell scrapbooking stuff.
 
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