Make a starch solution by adding 1 tablespoon of corn starch to 2 cups of cold water. Place the solution in a spray bottle, and shake well to dissolve completely. To obtain heavier starch solutions, add additional teaspoons of corn starch until the desired consistency is achieved.
Starch solutions are useful for laundry, adding stiffness to clothing, making ironing easier and adding a polished look to items. In addition to spraying on dry clothes, a starch solution can be added to the rinse cycle in the washer. Do not store any starch solution in the refrigerator. Shake the bottle well before using.