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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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How to preserve antique clothing. Includes tips on inspecting an item before purchase, how to clean textiles and how to store items correctly.
AMERICANA Jan-Feb 1979 (v.6#6) pg. 78

Caring for old quilts, needlework and lace.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #88 Aug 1982 (v.8#4) pg. 44

Textile treasures. Proper care for linen and lace. Includes tips on removing 13 types of stains.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Jan-Feb 1990 (v.21#1) pg. 26

Getting started in collecting old textiles. Includes information on identifying and evaluating textiles, plus information on cleaning, restoring, and storing old textiles.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1980 (v.11#5) pg. 28

First-aid for an old framed piece of textile or needlework to slow-down deterioration.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1984 (v.15#2) pg. 6

Caring for antique textiles. Advice on handling, cleaning, mending, storing and display.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1995 (v.26#2) pg. 32

A look at linen. Includes tips on caring for old linens.
HANDMADE Summer 1982 (v.2#2) pg. 24

Coverlet care. Tips on caring for 19th century coverlets.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1985 (v.6#4) pg. 61

Conserving textiles. An introduction to preservation basics.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #96 Fall 1993 (v.24#4) pg. 20

Techniques in textile conservation. Three basic tests of dye stability.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 45

Advice on washing an antique rug. Includes technique for testing whether dyes are stable.
THREADS #5 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 8

Tip: How to repair silk that has darkened in spots after overexposure to the sun.
THREADS #11 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 10

Tips on how to care for an old crocheted cotton tablecloth.
THREADS #14 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 6

How to roll a large textile or quilt for storage using a plastic drainage pipe as the core and Pellon for both liner and dust cover.
THREADS #20 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 6

Preserving clothes and textiles. Suggestions on optimum storage and cleaning. Includes names and addresses of conservators and restorers.
THREADS #34 Apr-May 1991 pg. 82

Advice on how to preserve a wedding dress.
THREADS #84 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 14

Tip tells how to store fabrics in rolls at home. Also good for antique linens.
THREADS #84 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 18

Materials and techniques for preventing deterioration in textiles.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #36 Spring 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 9

How to prepare textiles for storage. Includes information on creating an acid-free environment.
WEAVER'S JOURNAL #37 Summer 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 7