Cleaning Silk

How do I clean silk cloth? What kind of detergent can I use on silk?

By Herbert from Melbourne

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Use shampoo and hand wash the item. Shampoo is very gentle.

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I would use Woolite or baby shampoo but get the whole piece of fabric wet so you do not leave spots.

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January 8, 2011 Flag

How do you get perspiration stains cleaned on silk fabrics?

By Montine from NC

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Try vinegar. I removed an underarm stain, wet it with vinegar, put in sunshine, do this every day till stain is gone. Good luck. (05/27/2010)

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May 27, 2010 Flag

What is the best way to remove old confetti stains from a raw silk ivory wedding dress?

By Karen from South Wales

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Removing Stains from Silk

Summary: Silk stains can be frustrating since washing silk removes the color and dry cleaning is expensive. Instead of sending the garment out, try some home remedies to clean the spot. Just use a sponge to blot a little bit of glycerin or ammonia mixed with water onto the stain to clean it up. Good luck. (12/29/2009)

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