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Re: Dryer Lint Modeling

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George Martin Rex (grex)
Wed, 24 Mar 1999 00:08:15 -0600

On 23-Mar-99, MaryAnn Kohl wrote:
>Here you go! I love this recipe. it's fun to get lots of different colors
>of lint from bright, fluffy towels, etc. PRETTY. Works like papier-mache.

>Lint Modeling

>3 cups dryer lint
>2 cups cold or warm water
>2/3 cups flour
>3 drops oil of cloves, optional
>old newspapers
>box, bottle, balloon, or other object to "mold"

>Stir lint and water in a saucepan.
>Add flour and stir to prevent lumps.
>Add oil of cloves to keep the recipe "fresh'.
>Cook over low and stir until the mixture forms peaks.
>Pour out and cool on newspapers.
>Shape over boxes, bottles, balloons, or press into a mold, or use like

>Makes 4 cups.
>Dries is 3-5 days
>Is very hard and durable.
>Dries smooth if pressed into a mold.
>Dries rougher if shaped over an object.

>MaryAnn F. Kohl

Sometime ago I know not where or when there was expressed to me a concern
about the health hazards of dryer lint in art work. Any one have difinitive


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