Washing and Maintenance

Washing  and Maintaining Your Custom Tablecloth and Other Treasured Fabrics
General Instructions:

  • Make sure your washer and dryer are in good working order with no rough areas that might snag fabric.
  • All linens should be free of excess food. Shake to remove foreign debris.
  • Wash dark colors separately.
  • Wash like fibers together.  Do not mix Polyester with Poly/Cotton Blends, etc.
  • Do not overload washer or dryer.
  • Gradually cool linens in dryer to avoid temperature shock and excessive wrinkling.
  • Fold immediately after taking out of dryer.
  • See instructions below for specific fabrics.


Elizabeth,  Toile,  Illusion,  Wellington

  • Warm water wash (110º).  Rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer. Do not over-dry.

 Baroque

  • Cool water wash (80-100º).  Rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer. Do not over-dry.

Damask Rose & Whisper Damask

  • Warm to hot water wash (less than 140º).
  • Use a gradual cool-down or split rinse.
  • Use bleach with caution; it can cause fading or color change.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • Avoid fabric softeners.
  • Keep extraction time short (30-60 seconds) to minimize wrinkles.
  • Do not overload dryer.
  • Drying temperature should not exceed 140º.
  •  Do not over-dry, only 10-20 minutes.
  • To avoid wrinkles, remove while still slightly damp and warm. Pat flat and fold promptly.

 

Antique Fruit,  Borghese, Caprice,  Gabrielle, Inspiration, Kensington, Sara, Sussex

 Due to the poly/cotton construction of the Printed Damask fabrics (Antique Fruit, Borghese,and Sara ), there will be some color loss in the cotton threads.  After the laundering process, the damask design will be more visible, therefore enhancing the look of the cloth.

  • Cool water wash (80-100°) rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer.

 Garden Lace, Lucerne Lace, Poly Cove Lace, Vienna Lace

  • Cold water wash.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, cool temperature.
  • Remove promptly from dryer. Do not over-dry.

POLYSTRIPE, 100 POLY, MELROSE, SAXONY, SOMERSET,KENYA, MIRANDA, FAIRMONT, BOMBAY

Recommended washing is machine wash cool, tumble dry low, remove promptly. Dye Lots may vary. Due to the nature of some high intensity colors, we do not guarantee against abnormal cleaning methods such as dry cleaning, spot washing, chlorine water, bleaching, etc.

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