Fabric is precious to us; this is why we put together a few guidelines to help you care for your new purchase. It’s a good idea to prewash any washable natural fibers you will be washing in the future, as some shrinkage may occur. We recommend prewashing in the same way you intend to pass your future fabric creation, including drying. Wash light and bright colors separately, as some colors 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 materials such as sequined, beaded, Swarovski stoned, or foiled fabrics, as well as specialty weights/styles and delicate items. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please follow the care & prewash guidelines outlined below as we cannot accept claims on fabrics that got laundered incorrectly.
Common Fabrics & Their Care
To hand-wash, use mild bar soap.
Gently squeeze the water through the garment, then rinse until the water runs clear. Do not starch and iron at low temperature.
Cotton holds up well to home laundering.
Bleachable if white.
Line or tumble dry.
Use a warm/hot iron.
Press using spray starch to give it a crisp look.
Cold hand wash or gentle machine wash
Wash colors separately; do not wring.
Tumble dry on a cool setting or dry in the shade.
Use a warm/hot iron.
You can also apply spray starch.
Usually, polyester items can be machine-washed (cold) and dried (low).
Touch up with a cool — never hot — iron, if necessary.
Do not bleach.
Dry clean only or hand wash at your own risk using a silk friendly detergent.
Do not bleach or tumble dry.
Do not dry silk in a clothes dryer.
Do not apply spray starch.
Use warm iron.
Garments usually look best when professionally dry-cleaned.
Wool (lined) :
Lined garments generally look best when professionally dry-cleaned once a season.
When touching up with an iron, use steam in an up-and-down motion (rather than sliding the iron along with the fabric).
Dry clean only.
Never iron as ironing is likely to crush or flatten the natural pile.
A handheld steamer can be used to remove creasing.
Velvet garments are best-kept handing. Avoid using clip hangers as these can bruise or mark the fabric.