Fancy Fabrics Require Gentle Treatment Not all fabrics are created equal. The way a garment is constructed plays a major role in its cleanability and impacts its use in wear. Here are three extreme examples of higher maintenance clothing items and how to make them last longer and look their best. Special Care for Silk […]Read more "Fancy Fabrics Require Gentle Treatment"
The colder months are rolling in. As the temperature begins to drop here are a few tips and considerations to help you roll with the seasons. Cleaning Out the Closet After a long slumber, your winter clothes will need to be awakened and taken out of storage. Hopefully you didn’t have any unwanted visitors over […]Read more "Unpacking the Winter Wear"
How to Clean Linen Linen is washable, but it can shrink if it has not been pre-shrunk by the manufacturer. Check the label before laundering. If machine washing linens, use warm water and a short, gentle cycle. Separate colors before washing. Many linens may bleed. Dry linen garments on a clothing rack or hanger. Have […]Read more "How to Clean Linen"
Caring for Rain Wear As fall showers head our way, months-long-forsaken raincoats are being pulled out of the closet to be used once again. But raincoats aren’t just for spring anymore, they are multifunctional garments that protect you from the rain, keep you warm on cool days, and can even be worn with evening wear. […]Read more "Caring for Rain Wear"
Caring for Household Textiles Open the windows and let the sun shine in! But be careful where those rays go because they could fade some parts of your home environment. Sometimes we forget about household items that blend into our homes so much they become a part of the scenery. These items collect dust and […]Read more "Caring for Household Textiles"
Wedding Dress Storage Caring for Your Wedding Gown May, June, and July are the traditional wedding months, particularly in the United States. A wedding gown is much than just a dress, it is a treasure, a symbol of an important event in your life. Whether you are borrowing it from a relative or buying it […]Read more "Wedding Dress Storage"
Bear-napped Truffles Found FULL ARTICLE CREDITS:click here GENEVA – Truffles, the kidnapped bear mascot of the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in the Geneva Commons, has been found, store owner Lisa Cruse said. Truffles, an oversized stuffed bear situated on a bench outside the chocolate confectionary shop, had been stolen June 26 in a brazen daytime […]Read more "Bear-napped Truffles Found"