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Old 10-29-2011, 04:22 PM
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I have ironed and cut some beautiful Asian fabrics from my stash for the microwave bowl warmers. My question is; with the metallic print will there be problems in the microwave? I am using the recommended Warm Tater Batting and plan to make and use one in the microwave for five minutes for a test. Does anyone have experience with this?
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Old 10-29-2011, 04:29 PM
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I don't but will watch this post for answers :)
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Old 10-29-2011, 04:32 PM
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Put a cup of water in the microwave with a piece of the fabric and see what it would do.
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Old 10-29-2011, 04:32 PM
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can you test a piece of the fabric alone in the microwave?
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Old 10-29-2011, 04:43 PM
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My first thought was not to use metallic as it is metal and an electricity conductor so I searched and here I found 3 articles
~Baking Potato Bag~ - Threads

Jan 30, 2009 ... 2 pieces of cotton fabric 11″ x 22″ (cotton with no metallic) ... embroider, applique, do all kind of things as long as you stay away from synthetics and metallics, which won't work well in the microwave! ... Add Comment Print ...

www.threadsmagazine.com/item/5585/baking-potato-bag - Similarto ~Baking Potato Bag~ - Threads
Microwave Cozies | Frugal Families

Do NOT use any metallic fabrics. Yes, it's important enough to repeat! These need to go in the microwave and you know how microwaves and metal are. ...

www.frugal-families.com/microwave-cozies.htm - Similarto Microwave Cozies | Frugal Families
How to Make a Rice Filled Stress Ball | eHow.com

Print this article. Related Searches: If you are ... Do not use metallic fabrics or threads if you intend to microwave the stress ball. Suggest item. Read Next: Print ..
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Old 10-29-2011, 05:01 PM
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There's a difference between metallic THREADS in fabric and metallic LOOKING fabric. What looks like gold, etc could just be the screen print that LOOKS like metal. I suggest you try a piece of ANY fabric in the microwave before using for a potato bag. JMHO
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I know you say try the fabric - but what is the outcome you want? I mean what is the outcome if it doesnt work?
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Or what if it blows up the microwave.....hmmmmmm
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Old 10-29-2011, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by CarrieC
I know you say try the fabric - but what is the outcome you want? I mean what is the outcome if it doesnt work?
I guess it would set of sparks if it didn't work.
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Put one in and see what it does. A lot of that fabric paint doesn't really have metal in it.
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