May 2015

Caring for Metallic Fabrics

May 27, 2015

Silver and gold metallic fabrics are popular in women’s attire. Metallic fabric is made by spraying a metallic finish on the surface of a cloth fabric. Many of these surface finishes have limited resistance to care procedures and wear. The metallic finish may be removed or corroded and discolored around the neck and underarm area

My leather skirt wrinkled during travel. Can it be fixed?

May 25, 2015

Yes, it can. Most wrinkles will hang out on their own, although you can iron leather if you use care. Set the iron on its rayon setting, and use heavy brown wrapping paper as a pressing cloth on top of the area you wish to iron. Wrinkles should come right out. As always, when doing

A Brief Note on Cleaning Processes & Clothing Care

May 18, 2015

There are various processes that can be used to clean clothes. The basics are hand washing, machine washing, and drycleaning. Hand Washing involves soaking the item in water and detergent to gently remove soils from the fabric. This method is very restrictive, and has very little or no agitation. Machine Washing garments are cleaned in

Caring for rayon clothing

May 16, 2015

Special Care Tips For Rayon Rayon (Man-Made Cellulose) Other Common Names: Viscose, Lyocell, Tencel Source: Wood pulp Benefits: Beautiful, brilliant colors Luxurious silk-like fabric Precautions: Due to bright colors, dye fading may occur when cleaned Bright colors fade readily to sunlight Water spots or rings develop readily due to sizings in fabric If washed, fabric may feel