Have you ever had to say good bye to your favorite white lace dress because you could not get rid of a relentless coffee stain? Pre-hand spot wash the item multiple times before throwing it in washer machine and wait for the magic patiently for the magic to happen. Use these simple and easy tips to clean lace next time!
From lace blouses to skirts, delicate lace items give a feminine and unique touch to spring outfits. It’s a must have item for every girl boss to complete a spring essential wardrobe. Saving money starts at home! Clean lace and crochet clothes at home with these life changing hacks:
1. Get Stains Out Of Lace
The sooner you discover the stain the higher chance you can 100% get rid of the stain.
Earth based stains: such as fruit juice, tea, cola, liquor, or wine, use water and bleach.
Picture by Lace Strappy Cami from Loft
2. Whiten Lace Without Using Any Bleach
Hydrogen Peroxide is a natural cleaning agent that you can use to clean anything with, including whitening your laundry easily. It bring new life into your dulled crochet clothes with this clean lace hack.
Picture by Burnham Lace Top from Anthropologie
3. How To Wash Lace Clothing In Washing Machine
Proper way to use washing machine for lace garments. First of all, make sure any closures like buttons, snaps or clasps need to be closed. This will help to avoid having lace or crochet fabric get caught on other clothes or on the machine itself. Use gentle cycle and choose cold water setting for color preservation purposes ( especially if the lace or crochet is colored ) Place on a clothes hanger and let it air dry.
Picture by Easy Pant In Lace from J.Crew
4. How To Get Wrinkles Out Of Lace Without Iron
Any standard white vinegar will get wrinkles from your lace clothes easily. Mist lace or crochet garments with 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water and let it air-dry.
Picture by Bright Night Pencil Skirt from Keepsake
5. Clean Lace & Care Your Crochet Dress
Your favorite crochet lace dress may lose its original shape during machine washing; so it is highly recommended to hand wash in lukewarm water (not too hot, it will shrink the knit fibers) and not twist them. Reshape and lay it flat on the rack to air-dry.
Bonus: To keep your white lace or crochet dress from yellowing, do not store it in plastic dry cleaner bags. Wrap your dress in acid-free tissue paper for storage in a wooden cedar box instead. This prevents sunlight and absorbs moisture from the air!
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