How to Wash Feather Pillows in the Washing Machine
If you are a cosplayer, you need to know how to wash throw pillows in the washing machine because you will be wearing them on a regular basis. Taking them off and putting them in the dryer is not an option, but they can also be worn to sleep or kept as heirlooms for years to come. Depending on how often you will be using them will help you decide which washing instructions to follow.
The washing instructions for cosplay or costume accessories include how to wash feather pillows in the washing machine, but it is important to read this important information carefully. Do not use the normal laundry detergent recommended for other fabrics because it may damage the fabric and cause it to discolor and split. Check with your local retailer or the manufacturer of the pillow to see which brand you should use.
After choosing the fabric for your pillow, look at the color first, and if the color is suitable then go ahead and add fabric stabilizer to the pillow stuffing. This will prevent it from losing its shape. After you have decided which detergent to use, look at the cleaning instructions on the label.
So now that you know which fabric is best to use, wash it either in a cold machine or one with hot water (such as one’s woolen and spring wool) before putting it in the washer. There is no rule that says the hot water is better than the cold water, it just depends on the manufacturer. Use cold water to rinse the pillow before placing it in the dryer.
It is very important to follow the instructions on how to wash feather pillows in the washing machine because you may find that the pillow is damaged from the heat of the dryer. In addition, warm water, using hot water, or water too hot for the pillow can warp the feathers and cause it to split and become un-usable. It is not worth getting another pillow if this happens.
When the pillow is clean, put it in the dryer on high heat for two minutes. Turn it off and remove the pillow from the dryer. Run the heat on medium for about ten minutes to get the feathers soft enough to be handled.
After this process is done, you will have a soft, fluffy pillow that you can use for a night at the movies, but still retain the softness and plushness of the original pillow. You can fold the pillow in half or in thirds so you can easily use it as an extra pillow on your bed. This will help you save money on both time and money by not buying more pillow covers and not having to buy more pillow cases to store them in.
Pillows can be washed on delicate cycles, but because we are talking about throw pillows, the cycle should be very gentle. You do not want to damage them further when you only wanted to wash them. Here are some tips to help you do just that.
Always use a soft cloth that will not hurt the fabric or anything else while you are washing your feather pillows in the washing machine. Soft scrubber pads are okay, as long as they do not cut into the fabric and will not leave any lint in the seams that can be removed with a vacuum cleaner. Always read the washing instruction label or consult with the manufacturer of the pillow to make sure that you are following the proper methods for how to wash pillow.
Towels can be used for softening the pillow when it is placed in the dryer. If you will not be needing the pillow after you are done, let it sit on the towel to soften it before placing it in the washer. That way you will have a good looking pillow that you can still use after it has been washed and dried.
If the pillow is delicate, you will need to consider using the dryer on high heat, but you will need to only use two hours on each side. of the pillow and two to three minutes on the other side. of the pillow.