This fabric is made from the weave of fibers from the Cannabis Sativa plant. It is similar to linen in feel and appearance. It is three times stronger than cotton and is invulnerable to mold and decay. This fabric stands out because it can be easily dyed, absorbs, and releases perspiration. In addition, it is resistant to UV rays. Like cotton, it wrinkles easily.

To take care of it, it is recommended to wash it by hand since it will get softer with each wash. It can be ironed at a high temperature, ideally when the fabric is still damp.

Pay attention to your leather garments.

Leather clothing is commonly made from the skin of a pig, lamb, or cow. It requires chemicals to cure them. They absorb and release their breath quickly. They are durable and flexible, with various finishes, repel liquids and stains. They are also fire-resistant.

You sure love your new jacket. Or you dared, and you have some spectacular pants. But do you know how to take care of your leather garments?
The primary care is these:

  • It requires special care to clean it.
  • It must be allowed to dry naturally.
  • Avoid excessive heat or humidity.
  • It should be ironed at low temperatures, without steam.
  • It is recommended to cover it with heavy paper and place it between the iron and the fabric.

Linen care

Linen is a new fabric from the tissues of the flax stems. It is twice as strong as cotton. It also absorbs and releases perspiration easily. It is very light, does not stretch, and wrinkles easily.

The ideal is to wash them by hand or resort to dry cleaning. If you decide to make it home, prefer water at room temperature, not hot or cold. Ironing should be done when the fabric is still damp; you can use a cloth between the garment and the iron; ideally, turn the garment inside out.

Silk, delicate fabric

Silk is a fabric known for its versatility, softness, and comfort. It is a solid natural fiber easily dyed and holds its shape well. It weakens with the sun and with sweat.

When washing it, attention to the silk is significant so that your piece of clothing can last longer. Read the clothing care symbols on the label because, depending on how the silk was treated, you may need the following:

  • Handwash.
  • Dry clean only.
  • Allow using a washing machine.
  • It can only be washed with lukewarm water.
  • Using a cloth between the silk garment and the iron is recommended.

Remember that washing women’s shirts is not the same as washing jeans or a silk dress. You must follow the washing instructions and pay attention to the detergent used so that your pieces can last much longer.

Take care of towel fabric.

Technically it is not a fabric but a structure of the material. It is made of cotton or linen. It is woven. It is robust, thick, and absorbent. As its name indicates, it is mainly used for towels. The washing instructions for these depend on whether they are based on cotton or linen.

  • Cotton: They can be washed using hot water in a washing machine.
    Linen: Hand wash or dry clean. With warm or room temperature water. Never hot or cold.

None need to be ironed.

Take care of the velvet.

Just like the previous one. Technically velvet is not a fabric but a structure. It is made of cotton, silk, or rayon. It is durable, thick, and warm. Velvet is in fashion again, and there are different ways to wear it, don’t be afraid to use it.

To wash it, you should first read the instructions; depending on the fabric, they may require hand washing, cold water, or dry cleaning. Remember that the marks can remain permanently on the surface if you bend them.

wool care

The wool varies from the softest to the itchiest. Absorbs and releases moisture quickly. It is resistant to dirt and fire. It is much stronger when dry and acts as an insulator.

The washing recommendations for wool are to do it mainly dry. Although, as we already mentioned, some washing machines have a wool cycle that is quite delicate. Remember that it should not be washed every time it is used. To iron it, turn it over and use the iron with low heat and steam.

You already know how to take care of your clothes depending on the fabric; in this case, we refer to natural materials. Remember to look at the labels before throwing all your clothes in the washing machine, And if you want to know the care for synthetic materials, wait for our second part.

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