Fabric Care

Fabric Care

 

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Cotton: Cotton is one of the most used natural fibers, because it's spinning properties and high resistance. Easily colorable and may become dingy when bleached. Yet, the fabric is elastic, easy to crease and has a short abillity to produce heat. Almost no other fabric lastas as long.

Washing: Normally, white cotton can take up to 95ºC washing. Colorful cotton, on the other hand, and due to the danger of getting dingy, must be wahsed up to 60ºC with detergent for color clothing. It is important to look at the label with the washing care tips.

 

Mixed Fabrics: Combined with viscose, cotton acquires an elegant result, and cashmere combined with cotton, is also economicaly more accessible. The most usual mixture of fabrics is the combinatio of cotton with synthetic fibers. Also the fabrics with microfibers are a combination of different materials. In order to care for this, it is important to pay attention to the washing program for the fabric in question.

 

Feathers: Feathers offer volume, they stack heat and have an insulating effect. Therefore, they are used in the filling of duvets and clothing. To preserve pieces with feathers you must clean them regulary.

Washing: For a hygenic cleanse of the textiles with feather filling, you must take in consideration that high temperatures and a higher level if water releases significantly mites and their cocoons in the wash.

 

Turk: Turk is produced through a specific type of bonding with tissues.

Washing: Turks, in general, go up to 100ºC. Bathing robes have only one wash up to 60ºC. In the first wash, turks can be washed at 60ºC, so that the exceeding color is removed. Even though, turks can be easily washed with small amounts of clothes.

 

Leather: Real leather is a product of animal origin and obbligates special care. Each type of leather must be treated in a different way. Therefore it is recommended that the treatment of the leather is done in an isolated place. For all types of leather: do not use solvents or acetone.

 

Poplin: Poplin is the comercial designation for a fabric in tight taffeta. Poplin may be produced from sheep wool, silk, wool, viscose, polyester or mixed fibers. Poplin wool is specialy thin, making a noble version with the glow from knitted wool. For that reason its easier to care for and is more resistant. To prevent the risk of loose mesh, there must be some care when washing or pre-treating the stains.

 

Synthetic Fibers: Nylon/ Polyester/ Polyamide/ Poliacril - These totally synthetic fibers are elastic and resistant to tear and abrasion. They don't get shriveled and dry up fast, because they only absorve some humidity. These synthetic fabrics are particularly resistant to deformation and shrivel.

Washing: In order to prevent the risk of thermal deformation on the pieces, the polyester and polyamide must be washed in a delicate washing program, up to 60ºC.

 

Wools: Wool fiber is composed by several layers. It retains particularly well the heat produced and because of that it is most used for warm pullovers or for comfortable winter accessories. Amongst the types of wool, we can find cashmere, angora, merino, etc. The most common one is sheep wool.


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