To Top

Secure Draw String Before Washing

Before washing clothes which have a drawstring at the waist (or anywhere for that matter), stitch across it down the middle of the back. If you don't sew, a safety pin will do the trick. I had many of those drawstrings and cords to get pulled back into the opening, before I started doing this. I haven't had a problem since.

By Sandy from Elon, NC

Comments

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

1 found this helpful
November 7, 2012

I have several pairs of lounge pants that have both elastic and a drawstring in them. What I do is make a slip knot in one side of the drawstring and attach the other side in it and pull the knot tight and walla my string can't get inside the waist band anymore when its laundered. If you've ever had to fish one of these out you know what I mean.

Ad

By Michele S J. from SW mo

Comment Was this helpful? 1
Related Content
In This Guide
Laundry Tips and Tricks, Dirty Laundry in a White Basket
Laundry Tips and Tricks
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning LaundryJanuary 29, 2009
Guides
Pressure Washing a House
Pressure Washing Your House
Someone pouring laundry detergent into a plastic cap.
Keeping Your Laundry Detergent Caps Clean
Closeup of African American Man with Dreadlocks
Washing Dreadlocks
Hand pouring powdered laundry detergent into washing machine using pink scoop
Emergency Laundry Detergent
More
👔
Father's Day Ideas!
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/05/13 21:19:33 in 1 secs.
Loading Something Awesome!