social

Dye Fades on Shirt Collar Points in Wash?

0
Share
2
Save
Follow
Print
Flag

I've noticed as I wash collared shirts over time, the fabric color wears off the point. (For example, a blue oxford shirt will have white points on the collar point/edge.) Is there any way to prevent this from happening? Any suggestions?

Advertisement



For some, I have used my blue sharpie, but I would like to know how to prevent it, if possible. Thank you!

By Dorina from NJ

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


Bronze Feedback Medal for All Time! 186 Feedbacks
July 6, 20100 found this helpful

I have always figured it was basic wear, because of the way the collar is constructed. It is such a sharp point with a real narrow seam inside that makes the point sharp looking and therefore it will probably show wear quicker than other areas. I have made a lot of shirt collars over the years and the homemade ones don't seem to get that way as soon as the boughten ones.

Advertisement

I think this is because my inside seams don't get as narrow as the manufactured ones, because I haven't had the special equipment. However I have also had a lot of people compliment me on my clothes and ask where I got the item. That is my theory anyway.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Bronze Feedback Medal for All Time! 138 Feedbacks
July 6, 20100 found this helpful

I find that better quality garments don't wear out too quickly. Cheaper clothes wear out faster. Darker colors show the wear more than light shades. You can try using a gentle or delicate cycle of the washing machine, and tumble try for a short a time as possible.

Advertisement

All these hints prolong the life of a garment.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

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

Advertisement

Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning LaundryJuly 6, 2010
Pages
More
🌻
Gardening
🎆
Fourth of July Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-06-22 15:41:05 in 825 msecs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/tf55374551.tip.html