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Caring for Embroidered Fabrics

Laundering Embroidered Items Laundering Linen Tips

Caring For Embroidered Items Here are a few tips to keep in mind when laundering your embroidered apparel, household items or accessories: First, pay attention to the manufacturer’s laundering directions and know the fabric content of your item. I use a high-quality polyester machine embroidery thread in my work. It can stand up to most home or commercial cleaning methods.  Turn garments inside out to avoid unnecessary friction on the embroidered area. A quick soak is fine for stain removal but do not rub or scrub embroidery. Be careful if the item is red- the dye could bleed, discoloring white...

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