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Waterproofing Stiffened Crochet Items

I made crochet doily globes and filled them with LED light strands. I want to use them in a bathroom with much humidity. How can I waterproof them?

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May 24, 20190 found this helpful

Spray with Scotchgard.

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May 26, 20190 found this helpful

I am assuming you are speaking of 'stiffened' crocheted globes?

You do not say what type of stiffening method you used with your globes so I do not think we can give you a 'sure to work' suggestion.

I would be very careful with spraying anything on these globes until you discuss your stiffening method as you may wind up with one gooey mess.

I have seen similar projects sprayed with different 'suggestions' and hence turned into a very 'sticky' ball and some turned 'moldy' in no time.

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Perhaps you could experiment with some small crochet pieces stiffened with your method and see how they react.

You might also ask your question at a local craft sewing shop or even at Michael's or Jo Ann's.

Check your craft store for different waterproof sprays to see if any state using on similar projects.

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