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Washing instructions

General Table Linen Washing Instructions

  • Make sure your washer and dryer are in good working order with no rough areas that might snag fabric.
  • All linens should be free of excess food. Shake to remove foreign debris.
  • Stains should be pre-treated with products similar to Shout®, Zout®, OxiClean®, or Lestoil®. Follow all manufacturers' instructions. Test stain remover on hidden area of linens before use.
  • Wash dark colors separately.
  • Wash like fibers together. Do not mix Polyester with Poly/Cotton Blends, etc.
  • Do not overload washer or dryer.
  • Gradually cool linens in dryer to avoid temperature shock and excessive wrinkling.
  • Fold immediately after taking out of dryer.
  • Avoid fabric softeners.
  • We do not guarantee against abnormal cleaning methods-detergents containing alkalis, Clorox, oxidative additives, spot washing or dry cleaning.
  • See instructions below for specific fabrics.
  • After repeated washings, placemats will require pressing to re-bond the interfacing adhesive.
Ashford, Balmoral, Devon, Elizabeth, Illusion, Polycheck, Polyester Prints, Polystripe, Season's Greetings, Spun Poly Prints, Suede, Textured Weave
  • Warm water wash (110º).
  • Rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer. Do not overdry.
Arcadia, Athena, Barclay, Baroque, Cascade, Chelsea, Gramercy, Inspiration, Madison, Metropolitan, Monique, Opulence, Pintuck, Poly Cotton Prints, Satin, Tribeca, Twill, Ultra Spandex, Valencia, Velvet
  • Cool water wash (80-100º).
  • Rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer. Do not over-dry.
Bistro Napkins, Cottunique, Victorian Rose, Poly Cotton Prints
  • Warm to hot water wash (less than 140º).
  • Use a gradual cool-down or split rinse.
  • Use bleach on white only. It can cause fading or color change.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • Avoid fabric softeners.
  • Keep extraction time short (30-60 seconds) to minimize wrinkles.
  • Do not overload dryer.
  • Drying temperature should not exceed 140º.
  • Do not over-dry, only 10-20 minutes.
  • To avoid wrinkles, remove while still slightly damp and warm. Pat flat and fold promptly.
Kare-eze

This fabric can be wiped clean with non-bleach cleaner. However, machine washing is required to keep cloth clean.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO BLEACH
  • Cool water wash (80-100°)
  • rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer.
  • Do not apply direct heat.
Caprice, Dynasty, Fern, Gabrielle, Jasmine, Jute, Kensington, Roman Holiday, Shantung, Sussex, Tweed, Verona

Due to the poly/cotton construction of the Printed Damask fabrics (Aloha, Antique Fruit, Bombay, Borghese, Camelot, Maui, Sara and Splendor), there will be some color loss in the cotton threads. After the laundering process, the damask design will be more visible, therefore enhancing the look of the cloth.

  • Gentle - Cool water wash (80-100°)
  • rinse on cool/permanent press cycle.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, low heat with cool down cycle.
  • Remove promptly from dryer.
Allure, Celebration, Dazzle, Diamante, Dorsee, Fashion Prints, Garden Lace, Lucerne Lace, Poly Cove Lace, Pucker, Table Pad, Versailles, Vienna Lace

*For Dazzle and Pucker-do not iron or mangle.

  • Cold water wash.
  • Use mild detergent only. Avoid high alkaline level.
  • No bleach, unless necessary for whites.
  • Tumble dry, cool temperature.
  • Remove promptly from dryer. Do not over-dry.
Ariel, Ceylon, Eden, Goddess, Pinata, Organza
  • Cold water wash
  • Use Woolite only
  • No bleach
  • Tumble Dry Low — Do not over-dry!
Contessa, Leather-eze, Luna, Twinkle
  • Wash Cold, Mild Detergent
  • No Bleach
  • Dry Low
  • Do Not Mangle
  • Do not apply direct heat
Tissue Lame
  • Do not wash
  • Wipe down with sponge