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Drying
special-care
items
Most garments
and household
textiles
have care labels with laundering
instructions.
Always follow
label directions
when they are available.
General drying instructions
for some special washables
are included
in this section.
Heat sensitive
fabrics, plastic, rubber, or some stuffed items require drying without heat. Use
Fluff Air cycle or line dry. See Warning
on page 8.
Heat-sensitive
fabrics
*Cotton
and
canvasshoes
If shoes can be machine
laundered:
1.
Place several
bath towels in the dryer to act as a buffer.
2. If rubber or foam rubber materials
are part of the shoe, use Fluff Air
cycle. For other materials,
see pages 8 and 9 for cycle, time or
temperature
recommendations.
3. Remove shoes from dryer while still damp and allow to air dry.
Pillows, stuffed
toys
*Feather,
foam,
polyester
If manufacturer
recommends
machine
drying, dry one pillow at a time.
Refer to Fluff Air cycle, pages 8 and 9.
1. Make sure coverings
are securely
stitched.
2. Shake and fluff the items by hand several times during the cycle.
3. Make sure pillows are completely
dry. Feather pillows take a long time
to dry.
Blankets
and
Machine
drying knitted woolens
is not recommended.
Block to shape
woolens
when wet and allow to air dry. Line dry blankets
in shade on a breezy day
over two lines. Pin edges together
and straighten
them. When partly dry,
turn the blanket over, repin and restraighten.
When dry, brush nap.
.Cotton,
rayon,
Dry as recommended
for permanent
press fabrics on page 9.
synthetic
blankets
If manufacturer
recommends
machine
drying:
aElectric
blankets,
electric sheets,
1. Place one or two dry towels in the dryer and preheat 3-5 minutes on a
woolen blankets,
high setting. This will dry blankets
faster and help avoid pilling.
washable
woolen
2. Put blanket in dryer with warm towels. Set control for 20 minutes.
garments
3. Check after 10 minutes.
Remove when still damp. Overdrying
and long
tumbling
can cause shrinking
and pilling.
4. Place blanket on flat surface or over two lines to finish drying. Gently
stretch to original size and shape.
5. When completely
dry, brush gently to raise nap. Press binding with
cool iron if needed.
Draperies,
Remove
drapery weights and hooks before laundering.
slipcovers
For slipcovers,
replace while still slightly damp. They will dry to fit tightly.
aDraperies,
Dry only a few minutes.
slipcovers
1. Leave room in dryer for load to fluff.
2. Remove from dryer while slightly damp. Do not overdry.
aBonded
or
Line dry these items.
laminated
fabrics
continued on next
page
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