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Silk fabric maintenance
- Jun 01, 2018 -


Silk dress is protein and tender care fiber weaving, washing is unfavorable in coarse rubbing and washing machine washing, clothes should be immersed in cold water for 5-10 minutes, with a special silk detergent synthetic low foam detergent or neutral soap, then rub gently rub, color silk clothing repeatedly rinsed in clean water.

(1) dark clothing or silk fabrics should be washed separately from light ones;

(2) the sweaty and wet silk garments should be washed immediately or soaked in water. By all means, they should not be washed with more than 30 degrees of hot water.

(3) when washing silk, use acid detergent or mild alkaline detergent, preferably silk specific detergent;

(4) it is better to wash by hand. Do not twist or brush with hard force. After gently rubbing, wash with water.

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Silk clothes should not be sun-dried after washing, and should not be heated with a dryer, generally in a cool and ventilated place

Figure 2. Correct stacking method

Figure 2. Correct stacking method

Dry. Because the ultraviolet ray in the sun makes pure silk fabric to be yellowed easily, fade, ageing. Therefore, silk clothes after washing should not be twisted to remove water, should be shaken gently, the opposite side of the outside stall, air to 70 percent dry ironing or shake flat.

(1) it should be ironed at 80% dry time, and should not be directly sprayed with water. The reverse side of the garment should be ironed, and the temperature should be kept between 100 and 180 degrees.

(2) when collecting, it is advisable to wash, dry and stack them, and wrap them with cloth and put them in the cabinet.


The anti-wrinkle property of pure silk clothing is slightly worse than that of chemical fiber. After washing clothes, such as wrinkles, need to iron just crisp, elegant, beautiful. When ironing clothes drying to seventy percent dry evenly spray fog water again, to be hot in 3-5 minutes and then ironing temperature should be controlled below 150 ° C. Iron should not be pressed directly on the silk surface to avoid aurora.


Keep pure silk clothing, for thin underwear, shirt, trousers, skirt, pajamas, etc., first wash clean, iron dry before collecting. For autumn and winter clothes, jacket surface and qipao that are not easy to be disassembled, they should be washed and cleaned by dry cleaning method and ironed to prevent mildew and moths. After ironing, still can have the effect that sterilizes bug. Meanwhile, the clothings should be kept clean and well sealed to prevent dust pollution.