Sunday, March 15, 2009
The Right Stuff : Sodium Carbonate
Soda Ash from the local pool supplier. I knew I had the right stuff when the owner said he supplies the very same product to the local high schools for their annual tie-dye projects.
I just can't bring myself to pay more for postage on this item than the stuff is worth. Better to buy it locally and support the local economy in this case.
Karen at Bunk's Blog suggested that my problem with faded fabs might have been due to the fact I was using Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda (which is do-able, but needs greater quantities to be effective). This is explained in detail at Paula Burch's site.
Thanks, Bunk! This made all the difference!