Blocking and Starching Crocheted Items, Stiffener Recipes
At Megan Mills' Home Page: Instructions, photos and hints on how to block items that were crocheted with thread.
At Crochet Memories: Scroll to the bottom of that page for info on making starching boards.
At Crochet Treasures: Recipes and mixes for various types of stiffeners to use on crocheted items. Spray, liquid, glue and water, stiff stuff, sugar starch for blocking and starching.
At Crochet Doilies: Starch and sugar starch recipes for use on doilies.
At Crochet Memories: A variety of recipes for stiffeners and starches plus hints for re-shaping and drying.