Although some experts recommend professional dry-cleaning for down and other fluffy bedding items, it is generally safe to wash them, either in the machine on gentle cycle or by hand. Here are some nifty tips from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook" on how to keep your pillows and comforters looking like new.
It's time to get your hands dirty. Machine-washing is not appropriate for most delicate fabric. But hand-washing isn't exactly foolproof either. Here's how to ensure your clothes come out of the wash not only cleaner ... but intact.
Cleaning vintage pieces can be easier than you might think! Many vintage pieces are made from cotton or linen, which are durable fibers. These tips from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook" should help keep all your beloved garments in one wearable piece.