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Mon, Nov 10, 2014 10:56 AM
Posted by gwenrose
I noticed some small black specks on one of my early cross stitch works and when I took the work out of its frame, I found lots of small black particles which I removed with tweezers. I then noticed a tiny white insect when I looked through the magnifier. Are these dust mites and what should I use to kill them that would be safe on my cross stitch?
  • Reply from Tiff
    Thursday, December 4, 2014 4:06 PM
    I suggest you do a thorough cleaning of your work area and perhaps your equipment. Dust mites are attracted to hot and dry areas, especially areas that are a magnet for organic material, aka skin, hair, dust, etc

    I've heard that you can spray rubbing alcohol without too much harm to your work, but I've only used it once or twice to stretch a piece for a framing. Go to top