How To Wash Fabric?

How do you wash cotton fabric?

For best results, machine wash cotton items in cold or warm water.

Do not use hot water as it may shrink the cotton.

Use a normal wash cycle and regular detergent (with color safe bleach if desired).

Tumble dry on a low setting, then promptly remove the item from the dryer to avoid wrinkles.

What materials can be washed?

How to clean different types of materials

  • Cashmere. Cashmere is one of the materials that needs extra consideration.
  • Cotton. Cotton is by far the easiest material to wash.
  • Denim. There are some people that believe you should never wash your denim.
  • Leather/Suede.
  • Nylon/Polyester.
  • Silk.
  • Wool.

What fabrics should be prewashed?

Pre-Washing, Fiber by Fiber

  1. Cotton: Most cotton is easy to care for and can be machine washed and dried without too much concern.
  2. Linen: Linen can be machine washed, no problem.
  3. Wool: I nearly always hand- or machine-wash wool on the gentle setting, using cool water so the fibers don’t felt.

What fabrics can be washed together?

→ Darks: Grays, blacks, navies, reds, dark purples and similar colors are sorted into this load. → Lights: More pastel-type colors such as pinks, lavenders, light blues, lights greens and yellows are placed in this pile of laundry. → Jeans: All items with denim material are washed together in this load.