5 Tips for Wrinkle Free Clothes

5 Tips for Wrinkle-Free Clothes

Skip ironing and harsh chemicals with these five simple, natural solutions to eliminate wrinkles from your clothes. Throw the wrinkled clothes back in the dryer and add a wet washcloth to create a steam dryer. Run 5-10 minutes and all of the wrinkles will be gone. Shake and snap your clothes back into shape between […]

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Practical Side of Fitness Fashion

Looking good may be your motivation to start a workout, but comfort during your workout will ensure that you will want to do it again. I am fairly brand loyal when it comes to clothes and shoes, except for fitness fashion.  When it comes to exercise clothes it is all about fit and fabrics!  I […]

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Stay Cool in Natural Fibers

Living in Arizona, we learn all the tricks to stay cool in summer; drink plenty of water, wear sunblock, hats & parasols are lifesavers, avoid heat absorbing dark colors, and most of all wear natural fibers! What are Natural Fibers? Light weight cotton, linen, and silk outfits are your best friend in the summer heat. […]

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Oops, I shrunk it again | Instructions to unshrink skirts and other clothes

In my previous post, “I shrunk this, now what?” I was able to successfully “unshrink” a few items back to size. This week I shrunk one of my favorite skirts.  The label states Machine Wash Cold, but my water was just not cold enough. Admittedly, I live in a warm climate and the tap water […]

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Effective Strategies for a Closet Purge

As the temperature cools down for fall, I have purchased a wardrobe refresh and now I need to clear out some old & outdated items to make room for it all. I encourage a wardrobe “check-up” at the beginning of each season.  Trying to go through an entire closet all at once is quite daunting.  I prefer to […]

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I Shunk This, Now What?!?! Advice for unshrinking clothes from 2MorrowsDress.com

I shrunk this, now what? | Step by step instructions to undo shrinking clothes

I am normally very careful with laundry.  I know what fabrics to wash and how to wash it.  That does not stop a rogue shirt or dress from being washed incorrectly and shrinking. Recently, I accidentally washed a few dry-clean only items in the washing machine. It did not go well. Here are the step by […]

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Get the stain out | Proven stain removal tips for clothing, fabrics, and more

Are you as accident prone as me? I am the queen of spills, stains, and messes. These are my tried and tested common stain remover techniques to get the satin out of anything, using natural chemical-free products! Blood – Rinse with cold water as quickly as possible, and keep the stain wet.  Dab or pour […]

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Can I bleach my dress?

Recently, I received this email from a customer wanting to repurpose an existing dress for her wedding. I bought a prom dress from you in 2010, and I loved the way it looked and felt on me. It is 100% polyester, floor length, and beaded with a cinch at the waste. I am now getting […]

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Can I Wash This? When dry clean only label in clothes is merely a suggestion

Can I wash this?

Can I Wash This Dry Clean Only Garment? Or, will I regret it later? We have all been there, the label says “Dry Clean Only”, but does it really HAVE to go the dry cleaners? Most delicate fabrics can be gently washed and air-dried, the problems arise when a dry clean only garment goes into […]

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Should this be ironed or steamed?

As a general rule, it is usually better to steam dresses and the majority of your clothes than to iron. Dress shirts, jackets, and trousers are typically better to iron to retain shape and crisp lines, especially if it is done at the Dry Cleaners and not by you. For deep wrinkles in Cotton, taffeta […]

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What is Fabric made from?

Check any clothing label and it must include fabric content. Often expressed in a percentage, it is common to see more than one fabric type listed. Here is a quick breakdown of Natural fibers, synthetics, and semi-synthetic textiles. Natural Fibers Cotton is the most widely used natural fiber for clothing. Common in knits, denim, chambray, […]

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