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Re: pamphlet sewing



Peter: Could you explain how Hollytext and Teemay are better than Tyvek for
your purpose? Thanks. BEV

At 07:44 AM 1/22/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>I'm going to reply to the list as well on this.
>
>Hollytext and Reemay are both spunbonded polyesters and as such inert and
>tear-resistant. Conservators use them as supports in washing. They,
>especially Reemay are also used for lining cloths. I prefer Hollytex
>because the surface is "tighter" and it is less likely to pill, i.e. get
>fuzzy. You can get both from conservation supply places. I know Bookmakers
>sells the Hollytex and Gaylord & University Products both sell Reemay,
>which is also cheaper.
>
>p.
>
>At 10:10 PM 1/21/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>>Peter
>>
>>For the unfamiliar, could you explain what Hollytex or Reemay are?
>>
>>-jack-
>>
>>
>>
>>On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Peter Verheyen wrote:
>>
>>> One of the things we did in Bill Minter's show was to take a piece of thin
>>> Hollytex or Reemay and sew it in at the center fold. This really helped
>>> with reducing the treat of the thread cutting and made a hugh difference,
>>> especially with marginal materials
>>>
>>> Peter
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