How to: Cleaning ✤ Vintage Clothing

Learning how to properly wash and maintain your garments can prolong their life and keep them looking newer, longer.
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These are some of my tips to help keep your garments looking their best!!
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DO NOT use high heat as it can shrink cotton
  • Hand wash lukewarm + lay flat to air dry
  • Machine wash cold - warm and dry on low

      DO NOT use high heat as it can damage silk
      • Hand wash cold and lay flat to dry (do not wring dry)
      • Machine wash in garment bag on cold and lay flat to dry

       

      DO NOT use high heat as it can shrink wool
      • Hand wash room temperature, squeeze water from garment do not ring, may misshape garment.) And lay flat to dry
      • Machine wash cold and air dry

       

      Such as: ACRYLIC, NYLON, POLYESTER, SPANDEX, FAUX FUR, ECT

      DO NOT use high heat as it can burn synthetic materials
      • Hand wash cold - lukewarm water and air dry
      • Machine wash cold - lukewarm and dry on low

       

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