The best way to wash satin fabric depends on what type of fibers are used, but most satin pieces last longer and look better when washed by hand. Dry-cleaning is necessary, however, for satin made with a silk-and-acetate... More »

Cotton is a durable fabric that does not require delicate handling to keep it looking its best. It can handle high temperatures and rough use, which is why it's a popular fabric for children's wear and sports clothing. More »

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Modal fabric must be cared for properly to ensure longevity and enduring usefulness; proper care for clothing and other items made of this fabric requires following the care instructions provided with the garment, becaus... More »

Unlined, simply constructed items made of workhorse polyester or natural fibers such as cotton or linen can be safely hand or machine washed in cold water, even if the tag states "dry clean only." Dry cleaning is recomme... More »

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The best way to wash spilled gasoline out of clothes is by a multi-step process involving odor removal with baking soda, pretreating with both liquid dish detergent and stain stick, and a final wash with hot water. For b... More »

Velour is a soft fabric that requires careful washing in order to maintain its soft feel. Do not wash velour clothing with other garments, as things may hang in the loops of the velour. More »

Satin pillowcases add a touch of luxury to your bed and can be kept looking good and feeling smooth with a few precautions. Use a mild laundry detergent and place the pillowcases in a bag before washing. The process take... More »

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