Unstick hoops with shaving product
If you use spray adhesives to adhere fabric to hooped embroidery stabilizers, you’re likely to wind up with sticky hoops. There are plenty of products that will degunk your hoops, but I’ve found that nothing works as well as Williams Lectric Shave. Wipe it on the hoop with a soft cloth, and the adhesive residue disappears easily. And your hoops smell fresh and clean.
-Mary Kresin, Shelbyville, Ky.
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