Lorchen wrote:I have a question that I'm sure somebody will be able to answer: I have a small bottle of Retayne. The instructions are for use with a washing machine. I'm wondering if that stuff would also be effective if used in a hand wash??
heartnsoulquilts wrote:Lorchen, I have used it with small batches of fabric by hand. I just reduce the amount so it's correct for my fabric yardage (sometimes it's just a teaspoon or so) and use a washbasin with very hot water. Agitate by hand, rinse thoroughly.
Lorchen wrote:Thank you very much, Vicki! I have always been unsure about the difference between Retayne and Synthrapol. So it's best to continue using the colour catchers and keep the Retayne for when I want to make a single fabric colourfast.
Just one more question..... I always have just one more question..... Has Retayne a 'shelf life' or will it still be effective in, let's say, 4 years time??
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