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Rayon and spandex are both synthetic fibers. Proper care procedures vary. Howstuffworks.com states that following the instructions on a garment's care label is the best starting point to ensure proper care. More »

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To shrink a rayon dress, machine wash and dry it on a moderate-to-high heat setting. Rayon is a very delicate fabric, so if the tag on the dress says "dry clean only," be sure to hand wash it before placing the dress in ... More »

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Pure rayon shrinks when washed or dried if it has not been pretreated when manufactured. Rayon is a delicate fabric that was originally designed as a dry clean only material. Blended rayon with a 30 percent or more ratio... More »

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Synthetic fabrics, such as polyester, rayon, spandex, nylon and acrylic, are composed of man-made fibers. Conversely, natural fabrics are made of natural fibers from plants, animal coats and seeds, and these include cott... More »

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Ponte knit is a combination of rayon, polyester and spandex that clothing manufacturers use for their products. The fabric is tightly woven and keeps its shape well with extended use without color fading. More »

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Fashion ideas with spandex leggings include wearing them with dresses, skirts, blazers, tunic tops or sweaters. For everyday wear, shine-free leggings in darker or neutral colors are good choices. More »

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Examples of synthetic fibers include nylon, polyester, spandex, acrylic and rayon. Most fabrics that use synthetic fibers incorporate different materials, which create a blended structure. Synthetic fibers are man-made f... More »

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