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How to Wash Satin Clothes and Sheets

If you wish to feel great during the night, you know that you must spend some money on a quality mattress. While the mattress is very important, the ambiance and exactly how your sheets feel can also make a big difference in the way you sleep and how you’re feeling in the morning.”

Large bed with satin sheets

Satin clothes and sheets are elegant and luxurious but what is the best way to take care of them? First it is important to understand the fiber content of your beautiful satin item.

Wash or Dry Clean Satin Clothes and Sheets?

The answer on whether to wash or dry clean satin clothes is not a simple one. It depends on the type of fibers used to make the fabric.

Satin refers to a smooth and glossy fabric that can be woven from many different fibers ranging from wool to polyester to cotton to silk or rayon. The glossy look is created by weaving threads so that four warp threads float over one weft thread rather than the basic one over and one under of a standard weave. These floating threads with less interlacing creates the shimmery look. Also, during the manufacturing process the woven material is run through hot cylinders to add even more shine…

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