HNW - Cleaning Embroidered Velveteen
NNCaldwell at cs.com
Wed May 12 23:27:50 PDT 1999
A question was asked about washing cotton velveteen.
I use a lot of cotton velveteen in my SCA dresses and I always
prepare the fabric by washing on "HOT" and drying on "INCINERATE" before I
cut anything. It does shrink. A lot in hot water, not so much in cold, but
only the first time. I end up with a washable velvet gown. If your local
drycleaners are anything like mine they will disclaim any responsibility
before accepting the garment.... So, I would go ahead and try the gentle wash
with cold water and hope for the best. A little shrinkage should be
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