Caring For Your Fabric



Fabric is precious. We've put together a few guidelines to help you care for your new purchase. It's a good idea to pre-wash any washable natural fibres that you will be washing in the future, as some shrinkage may occur. We recommend pre-washing in the same way you intend to wash your future fabric creation including drying. Wash light and bright colours separately, as some colours may run in their first few washes. Please note, these care tips are guidelines only and variations will apply to some fabrics. Special washing instructions will apply to some fabrics such as sequinned, beaded, coated or foiled fabrics as well as specialty weights/styles and delicate items. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Merino

Machine washable using a wool detergent, tumble dry on cool setting or drip dry in shade. Boiled merino should only be dry cleaned or hand washed.

Cotton

Machine washable, bleachable if white, drycleanable. Drip or tumble dry. Use a warm/hot iron.

Linen

Dryclean recommended for Exclusive Linens to guarantee colour integrity. Do not machine wash, handwash at your own risk. If handwashing, dry in shade to avoid fading. Use a warm/hot iron. Other linens may be able to be washed by hand, white linen dried in sun, coloured linens dried in shade.

Silk

Dry clean only or handwash at your own risk using a silk detergent Dry clean preferred, (some may be hand washed at your own risk, using silk detergent), do not bleach, do not tumble dry, drip dry in shade, warm iron.

Woven Wool

Dry clean only, steam when pressing, brush wool to remove surface soil.

Triacetate

Dry cleanable, cool machine wash or hand wash do not twist/wring, iron on reverse side.

Rayon / Viscose

Dry cleanable, cool machine wash or hand wash do not twist/wring, iron on reverse side.

Lyocel / Tencel

Cold machine wash, tumble dry on low temperature, cool iron, dry cleanable, do not bleach.

Acetate

Dry cleanable, do not soak coloured items, do not twist/wring, machine wash separately or hand wash in warm water, iron on reverse side

Nylon / Polyester

Cold machine wash, tumble dry on low temperature, cool iron, dry cleanable, do not bleach.

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