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Re: liquid starch

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Maggie White (mwhite)
Tue, 20 Oct 1998 18:44:38 -0700

Diane L. wrote:
> Does anyone know if the liquid starch one made in the old days with boiling
> a batch of cornstarch mixed with water can be substituted for the liquid
> starch one buys ready mixed in a plastic bottle in the grocery store? <snip>

In the past when I use to make a lot of crocheted snowflakes, I would use
the Argo brand powdered starch to stiffen them. It was fairly easy to
find--then--and I would use the recipe on the box for heavy starch.