Category Archives for Fabric Care


Can You Dye Wool? (How to Dye Wool Without Ruining It)

There seems to be no end of what you can do with natural fibers. When you get bleach or another stain, it may be a good idea to dye your wool sweater a new color and avoid the expense of buying new. Dyeing

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How to Paint Polyester Fabric (9 Painting on Polyester Tips)

It covers a lot of mistakes. That is what makes paint so popular. Plus, it also is a cheap way to make sure something looks good. Going with paint means that with a few extra coats, you can lighten dark

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Does Wool Shrink In The Wash? (Wash Wool Without Shrinking)

Shrinking fabrics just create new opportunities. Those clothing items that get too small can easily be given to people who are smaller than you and cannot afford new clothing. Shrinking fabrics happen

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Can You Iron Wool? (How to Get Wrinkles Out of Wool Coat)

Ironing is good. Not only does it give you some time to think, or release stress, it can make your clothes look good. Getting the wrinkles out help you make a good first impression wherever you go. When

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Can You Bleach Wool? (How to Bleach Wool Without Ruining It)

Wool is good for many things. It enhances your appearance, it keeps you warm and it is a natural fiber that is renewable as long as there are enough of the right animals in the world. Wearing wool at the

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Does Polyester Fade in the Sun? When Washed? How to Fade It

Like wrinkles and shrinking, fading is an issue when it comes to fabrics. There are those that do fade in the sun and those that don’t. Some fabrics even come with their own version of sunscreen so that

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Does Wool Stretch? (How to Stretch a Wool Hat or Sweater)

When it comes to the holiday season, it is always a good idea to wear a fabric that has a little stretch to it. That way when you indulge in those delicious meals and pastries you will still feel comfortable

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How To Color Neoprene Effectively (Paint vs Dye vs Bleach)

Once that nice outfit loses its brilliance or a stain gets on the material, someone gets the bright idea that they should recolor the outfit to make it like new again. This idea works for some fabrics

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Sewing Neoprene Fabric (Hand, Machine, Needle, Thread, Tips)

You can’t always have it easy. Some fabrics are very easy to sew. But they do not look or perform that well when made into outfits that go outside of their original purpose. That is why you have to do

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Does Polyester Shrink In The Dryer? Wash at 60 or 90 Degrees

Sometimes you have to ignore the label. Clothing and fabrics come with laundry labels to make sure you do not harm the fabrics you buy and waste your money. But there are times when you need to ignore

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