Advice 1: How to whiten tulle

The lace curtains look great on Windows, but they get dirty quickly, fade in the sun. After washing, it turns out that the tulle was yellow or gray. How to whiten tulle and return him to the original white color?
How to whiten tulle
Bleach tulle in the solution of ammonia with the addition of hydrogen peroxide. Pour into enamel bucket of hot water, add two tablespoons of styrene three-percent hydrogen peroxide and a tablespoon of ammonia. Shut the curtains into the water and stir with a wooden stick or tongs. Leave the tulle in the whitening solution for 15-25 minutes (boil is not necessary), then how should rinse.
Can be bleached and tulle with the help of salt. Rinse the curtains with warm water, squeeze lightly. Pour into a basin of hot water, add washing powder and a handful of regular table salt and place the tulle into the solution overnight and in the morning wash in warm water.
Saline solution can be used that way. Washed the curtains soak for 10-15 minutes in warm salt water, gently wring out, allow to drain remaining water – wet and hang on the window. Tulle not only blanch, but still slightly podtropolis and such "salty" curtains will sparkle in the light and look much more spectacular.
Useful advice
Often curtains have to bleach after washing in too hot water. To avoid this is to wash them at 40 degrees, washing powder, add a little dry bleach. In this case, the tulle after washing is white and extra whitening will likely not need.

Advice 2 : How to hang tulle beautiful

Choose beautiful tulle in the store easily enough, especially now that they are present there in large numbers and diversity. But this is not a guarantee of success. Tulle need to properly hang that in the room was nice and cozy and not distracted by unnecessary details.
How to hang tulle beautiful
You will need
  • - Tulle;
  • - ledge;
  • - transparent hooks or clips.
  • ring;
  • - white thread and needle;
  • - scissors;
  • - large range;
  • - curtain tapes;
  • - a sewing machine.
Remove the cornice from the window and put on his ring. The rings hook transparent hooks or clamps, all that you have. They can be mounted right on the ledge, but it rings more advantage – they will be easier to slide on the ledge, and they look more attractive.
The poles with rings and clips back to her place, only it should be done carefully, keeping the cornice in horizontal position so that the ring will not come loose with it.
With a ruler measure the desired length and width of the piece of tulle with a small margin to edge processing. Fold the edge twice and baste the edges of the tulle. Sew the edges of the tulle on the sewing machine. Scissor thread that you swept away the tulle and pull them. On the upper edge tulle white sew curtain tape. Need to do stitching on the sewing machine on all edges of the braid and one in the middle. White thread attach the tulle loop. So they were less noticeable, make them shorter than usual, or sew a little below the edge of the tulle from the window.
Put the loops on the hooks and stretch the ring around the eaves. Spread the tulle. If you want to make hooks or clips are invisible to the eye, they should be transparent. To hang the tulle, you can use plastic rings. Iron more suited to curtains, as curtains are much heavier. If you decide not to use the ring, and attach the hooks or clips directly to the eaves, then choose such that they glide easily along the eaves. If you will constantly pull the tulle loop will not sustain and will have to sew a new one.
If the tulle is made of very heavy material, or multiple layers, it is best to use strong hooks. So you can be sure that your tulle will remain hanging in place.
Useful advice
If you want to make a more intricate design of the curtains, the patterns the easiest way is to search the Internet.
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