Looking after your fabrics - Etoffe.com

 

Care advice


If the fabric is washable, soak it prior to tailoring in order to allow for possible shrinkage.

 

Care advice symbols

 

Washing


  Hand-wash only, normal rinse and gentle spin.
  Machine wash at the maximum temperature indicated in degrees Celsius (°C symbol).


The most common temperatures are:
 30°C   Delicate colours. Very gentle cycle, normal rinse and spin.
 40°C   Coloured t-shirts, elasticated underwear. Gentle cycle, normal rinse and spin.
 60°C   Coloured bed sheets. Normal cycle, normal rinse and spin.
 95°C   White bed sheets. Normal cycle, normal rinse and spin.


Any lines underneath the logo indicate the type of programme at the stated temperature:

 No lines - Cotton cycle (maximum speed). Normal cycle, normal rinse and spin.
 One line - Synthetic cycle (average speed). Reduced speed cycle, rinse at a reduced temperature and gentle spin.
 Two lines - Wool cycle (minimum speed).

  Do not machine wash, consult the paragraph entitled 'Professional Cleaning' below.

Bleaching

  Bleaching allowed.
  Whitening with bleach (chlorine) is possible when cold (obsolete).
  Oxygen-based bleaching only.
  Do not bleach.

Drying

  Tumble drying.


Dots at the centre of the logo indicate the maximum temperature:
 No dot - No temperature restriction.
 One dot - Dry at a low temperature (60°C maximum).
Two dots - Dry at normal temperature.

  Do not tumble dry.
  Air dry.
          Iron immediately after washing (obsolete).
  Hang to dry (clothes hanger).
  Dry flat.

Pressing

  Iron.


The dots at the centre of the logo indicate the temperature: