Fabric Care - From Fashion Designer Noubikko Files

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FASHION TIPS
According to Noubikko


Getting the right fit
On Buying Clothes
On Quality of Garment
On Fabric Care
On Stain Removal
Your Wardrobe
Regarding Eyeglass Frames
On Creating New Image
Establishing Professional Image
For the Job Interview
On Wearing Pants
Importance of first impression
How does clothing affect us
Dealing with Body Flaws


BODY CAMOUFLAGE

Rules of Effective Camouflage

If you are tall and thin
If you are tall and bulky
If you are short and thin
If you are short and bulky
To Widen the Upper Torso
On the Effects of Color
The Importance of Color
Tips for the face the neck
for shoulders the arms
for the bust the waist
for the Stomach Hips
for the Bottom thigh the legs hem length Secrets Of Accessories Belts Cosmetics Gloves Handbags Hats Jewelry Scarves Shoes Stockings


FASHION INTERESTS

What is Fashion

Categories of Fashion
How Designs work
Designer's mind: Illusion
Fashion languages

How to Measure Your Body


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On Fabric Care
Clothing is your personality's investment. Clothes will last for a long time if they are given proper care. They will look fresh and new if they are given the proper treatment that they deserve. Make sure that you read their care instruction before washing or cleaning. If your garment's label is missing, the following will prove helpful.
 
By Fabric Trade Name 
Dry Clean
Brocade
Silk Brocade
Challis
Crepe (silk & Jersey)
Foulard
Gabardine (silk and wool)
Rayon
Voile (silk)
Washer silk
Sharkskin Pique
Slipper satin
Taffeta Pongee
Velvet Ramie
Velveteen Seersucker,
Viscose Terry cloth
Viyella Velour
Wool Washer Rayon
Machine Wash
Batiste
Boucle
Cambric
Polyester
Cotton knit Linen
Chambray Dimity
Denim Viyella (cold water)
Jacquard Doeskin Voile(poly cotton)
Knits Faille Woolblends
Leno Lame Novelty knits
Linen Gingham
Noil Jacquard (poly and cotton)
Plisse Madras
Percale
Spandex
Hand Wash
Acetate
Antique Fabric
Antique lace
By Material Name
  • Acetate - Dry clean or gently hand wash with warm water; do not soak, wring, or twist; protect from nail polish, paint remover and perfumes.
  • Acrylic - Dry clean or machine wash; tumble dry low; use chlorine or peroxide bleach.
  • Cotton - Machine wash or dry clean, tumble dry. Excess bleach weakens the fabric and may cause yellowing. It may shrink.
  • Linen - Dry clean or machine wash, tumble dry. Iron when damp on right the side for lustier. Do not crease.
  • Modacrylic - Dry clean or machine wash warm, tumble dry low, remove from the dryer immediately; for deep pile fabrics use for cleaning process.
  • Nylon - Machine wash; tumble dry, low; use chlorine bleach.
  • Polyester - Dry clean or machine wash; tumble dry; some articles with fiberfill may be machined washed and dried bleach with chlorine.
  • Rayon - Dry clean or hand wash with lukewarm. Do not wring or wrist. It may be machined washed or tumble dry.
  • Silk - Dry clean or carefully hand wash. Some dyes bleed when wet.
  • Spandex - Dry clean or machine wash; tumble dry, low; do not use chlorine bleach.
  • Triacetate - Machine wash, tumble dry.
  • Wool - Dry clean or wash with extreme care, using cool water and mild soap. Mothproof before storage.