Washing Instructions & Info|
As a general rule, unless stated otherwise, home decorator fabrics are recommeded to be dry cleaned. This does not mean they will not wash well... It just means to wash at your own risk. If you intend to wash an item after it has been made, we strongly encourage you to test a small piece first to make sure it is suitable for washing; and if you are satisfied with the result, then proceed with washing the entire yardage. Also remember to wash the fabric in the same manner you will wash the project afterwards (i.e. Do not wash in a warmer temp. after your project has been made and do not dry in dryer if the initial yardage was not dried in dryer).
• 100% Cotton - Expect quite a bit of shrinkage and wrinkling to occur if washing 100% cotton fabric. And when dealing with home decor printed fabrics, the print will sometimes fade. **We highly recommend 100% cotton fabrics be dry cleaned.
• 100% Polyester - Polyester fabrics are normally ideal for washing. There should be little to no shrinkage or wrinkling. However, unless stated as washable, we still encourage washing a test piece first. Also, if there is a sheen to your fabric... It may diminish slightly after each wash. Please take this into consideration.
• Poly/Cotton Blends - Polyester and cotton blended fabrics can usually be washed, however, you may experience slight shrinkage and wrinkling. The rule still applies to test a small piece, and then, if satisfied, wash the entire yardage before making your project. The shiny fabric rule applies here too... If there is a sheen to your fabric, it may diminish slightly after each wash. Please take this into consideration.
• 100% Silk - Silks can be either hand washed and air dried or dry cleaned.
Please Note: We are providing this information as a customer service. If you choose to wash your fabric, we strongly encourage a pre-wash test. And per our Return Policy: Returns are not accepted if washed or cut... So if it is vital that your fabric is washable, we recommend ordering a SAMPLE for your pre-wash test.
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