How to Clean Cotton Tablecloth

Artificial fibers contain pulp and are often mixed with other fibers such as cotton. A silk and cotton cloth requires special care to prevent the fabric from tearing or shrinking. Most types of silk blends become weak when wet, but some mixtures of silk can withstand lighter than the chute. Read the care label on the tablecloth, to determine the safest method of cleaning. Care label indicates if you can wash silk by hand, put it in the washing machine or take it to the dry cleaners.
Things You’ll Need
a mild detergent

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1. Hand washPlace handwash only cover the sink filled with cool to lukewarm water.

Add a cap full of mild detergent to the water.

Knead the tablecloth with his hands for two to three minutes.

Rinse the fabric under clean running water to remove the detergent.

Squeeze excess water carefully and hang a cloth to dry.

2. Machine – washable 

Place machine washable cover in the washing machine.

Set unit of gentle cycle and setting of tepid water.

Add a mild detergent to the machine.

Remove the cover from the washing machine after completing a full cycle. Squeeze excess water carefully and hang a cloth to dry.

Avoid washing dry cleaning only cover because you can damage the vintage fabric. 12

Pick up dry cleaning cloth only your local dry cleaners. 13

Inform dry cleaners that contain silk tablecloth. In the dry cleaner will clean the cover carefully to prevent damage to delicate tissue.