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How to Make Spray Starch to Keep Your Clothes Wrinkle-Free

Ironing a shirt, bedding, or stubborn linen and cottons and running low on spray starch? Make a homemade and eco-friendly fabric starch with our easy DIY recipe.

If you’re a frequent ironer, you’ll know that spray starch is an essential part of any toolkit. Useful for keeping clothes wrinkle-free, as well as for achieving crisp lines in stubborn collars, spray starch is an easy secret weapon for achieving perfectly fresh laundry. 

As a versatile member of any laundry, spray starch can readily be purchased at any supermarket, but, if you’re looking for a truly eco-friendly and cost-effective solution that’s just as useful, it’s actually easier than you think to make your own!

With just a little DIY know-how, this easy spray starch solution will become an essential part of your natural cleaning recipe book.

Here’s what you need to know…

You Will Need

  • Cornstarch
  • 20 oz. water
  • A clean atomizer/spray bottle


  1. In the spray bottle, mix one tablespoon of cornstarch with the water and shake well before use.
  2. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week, shaking well before each use. Make sure the fabric is damp before ironing.

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Homes to Love.

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