refrigerator. Mary Ellen’s Liquid Starch Recipe: 2 cups distilled water
2 ounces vodka
20 drops lavender essential oil (optional, or use scent of choice) Shake well before using. Homemade Starch 1- 1/2 tablespoons of cornstarch 3- 1/3 cups cool water 2 drops lavender essential oil plastic spray bottle Pour water into bottle, add cornstarch and essential oil drops. Shake. This starch recipe makes a medium-light starch. Add more cornstarch for a heavier mix. Erin Russek’s Applique Starch Recipe: Mix one quarter cup StayFlo starch to one and a half cups water (may need to adjust). If the shape is so stiff you can’t sew through it then use more water. If the shape won’t hold its shape, use more starch.