Cheesecloth is an extremely loosely woven, porous fabric. It was originally used to strain the whey from the milk when making cheese. Today it is used for a variety of purposes- and yes, you can still make cheese with it!It is used for everything from cooking needs to stage props, and sewers find it useful too. This porous fabric can be used to strain broths and consommés, as well as many other dishes. A practical staple to have in any kitchen and a very useful craft item, this unique material can be used in making paper mâché and other crafts.Paper mâché made using this unique cloth is very versatile. Cheesecloth makes it possible to mold more detailed items with this classic craft. Stage props can be crafted out of paper mâché, too!Cheesecloth is perfect for pressing clothes, too. It is easy to see through, which makes it great when pressing fine details!A supply of Cheesecloth is a useful item for home and theater. Make sure to always have plenty on hand!