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March 23, 2017


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Fabric Care Center

Get the lates on stain removal for every type of fabric care: washable fabrics, upholstery and carpets too! Find out what the care symbols on clothing labels really mean. If its fabric care, its here!

SPECIAL FEATURES

UNIFORM CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Read the labels and properly care for Career Apparel and Uniforms to maximize the life of the garment.!

CARE SYMBOLS
Learn what the symbols on care labels mean.

FABRIC SEMINAR
Learn to make informed decisions about buying and caring for apparel & textile products.

STORING GARMENTS
Tips for short-term, seasonal, & long-term storage, and for care of wedding gowns & and other treasures. Find acid-free paper, boxes, and kits.

SPECIAL CARE TOPICS
Tips for Treating Flood and Fire Damage, Packing for Travel, & More.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Read some of the questions and answers concerning common fabric care issues.

TEN TIPS TO MAKE YOUR CLOTHES LAST
Invest some time in learning the most important ways to keep your clothes longer and looking their best.

CARING FOR YOUR GORE-TEX® GARMENTS

GORE-TEX® FOOTWEAR CARE

GORE-TEX® GLOVE CARE

WINDSTOPPER® PRODUCT CARE

STAIN REMOVAL GUIDES

FABRIC CARE PRODUCTS

  • Learn about laundry aids.
  • Specific care products.

LAUNDRY TIPS

 

How to read a Clothing Label

NEWS & VIEWS
Learning to How Sew Sheer Fabrics If you are thinking of making anything in a delicate fabric you need to know this! Silk, satin, georgette, lace, chiffon...these are all beautiful but require some specific handling. These fabrics are often not cheap either so making errors can be costly, as well as just heartbreaking as a seamstress. Read more…
How to Clean Your Iron We have put several methods for cleaning irons to the test and quite honestly, they weren't easier and they didn't even work. #majorfail Learn about the techniques that DO work! And they're not difficult at all -- let's get started cleaning that iron! Read more…
Beyond Recycling: How ‘Upcycling’ Is Paving The Way For Sustainable Entrepreneurship "Upcycling” is re-purposing something that would otherwise be considered waste — therefore upping its value and quality. Upcycling is an even greener version of recycling. Unlike the process of recycling, which involves consuming extra energy and resources, upcycling is the ultimate in reuse: no extra machinery or wasted resources necessary. Read more…
 


TOPO X SALOMON SHOES
Topo Designs and Salomon got together to create these fashionably functional shoes that are "Dedicated to authentic mountain heritage and functional design". Made with CORDURA® Classic fabric these shoes are built to last and look great while doing so!
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ICEBREAKER IKA VEST
Designed to offer durable weather resistance and added core warmth whether you're out on the river or hiking in the mountains, the Ika Vest combines CORDURA® softshell fabric with a brushed merino-blend lining. Used as an outer layer on milder days, the Ika protects against wind and light precip while breathing efficiently and stretching to move with you. Thanks to its brushed interior, the vest also functions as an insulating midlayer on colder days. Two hand pockets and a chest pocket secure your small essential items.
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