Category Archives for Fabric Care


Can You Microwave Fabric? (List of Microwave Safe Fabrics)

Unfortunately, the makers of microwave ovens were not thinking like some of us, and putting your clothing in one is not the smartest idea you can have. Easier and simpler are not the best answers all the

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Does Wool Burn? Cotton and Polyester? Fabric Burn Test Chart

Fire is a two-edged sword. It can bring positive things like heat, light and allows one to cook their food. But there is another, darker side to fire that also destroys everything in its path. Needless

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Can You Iron Velvet? How to Get Wrinkles Out of Velvet Easily

Velvet is a unique fabric. It comes with a unique pile while holding a luxurious texture when you touch it. Once made exclusively from silk, it is now made from a variety of fibers including cotton, linen,

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Does Velvet Shrink? (How to Shrink Velvet Dress or Shoes)

Tight, short clothing isn't all that they are cracked up to be. When clothing shrinks, you could be in a pickle as your clothing budget won’t allow you to replace those ruined items. You have to be careful

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Can You Wash Velvet? (How to Clean Velvet Clothes or Durag)

There are three tried and true methods of washing fabrics- handwashing, machine washing, and dry cleaning. Unfortunately, each method comes with its own negatives that do not make them the perfect way

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Can You Steam Cotton? (How to Iron and Steam Cotton Shirts)

To steam or not to steam. When it comes to fabric care and a busy schedule many people are looking for better ways to get their laundry work done. Steaming different fabrics can save you some ironing time

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Can You Spray Paint Cotton? (How to Paint Cotton Fabric)

When it comes to painting, all fabrics are not the same. It would be nice if they were for then you would be able to create different designs on your favorite clothing without worry. But that isn't possible

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Hemming Cotton Tips: How to Stop Cotton Fabric From Fraying

When you are sewing there are always a few issues that distract you from your work. One of those issues is fraying and with some fabrics that fraying starts right away and moves quickly. Stopping the fraying

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Whitening Cotton Fabric: How to Fade Cotton Fabric Easily

There are those who don't like the bright colored new look when they buy new clothes. They want those items looked used and broken in. When they get the chance, they take the tags off and put those new

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Can You Bleach Cotton? How to Bleach Cotton Without Ruining It

Getting whites whiter is the main goal when using bleach. This harsh chemical is devastating to colors so it is best used on white fabrics and save the colors for less harsh forms of bleach. But bleach

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