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discolored finished cross stich project
Mon, Dec 3, 2018 5:43 PM
Posted by Theresa Rerin
I have a counted cross stitch project that I finished some time ago & has turned yellow (originally used white Aida cloth). Noticed a stain I couldn't get out with hand washing, so I used a q-tip dipped in bleach. Now I have a small white spot on it. Can I put bleach on the whole project?
  • Reply from Laura
    Sunday, December 9, 2018 5:40 PM
    I would not try and bleach the entire project as that will more than likely damage the colored threads that it was worked in. If the area in question is not too large and you so desire it would be possible to stitch it a color to match if it is just background to be filled in. I am in the process of doing that with a piece. I dont like the stained look of one part of the Aida so I am filling in the entire background with an offwhite color. Go to top