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Detached Sequins


Q: I cleaned a dryclean-only sequined dress in a net bag on a short cycle and all the sequins were removed. What went wrong? A: The sequins were held onto the fabric with a solvent-soluble glue. W...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/4/2016 12:28:14 PM

Silk Color Problems


After drycleaning, mysterious, local color loss sometimes occurs. Testing shows that the dye and sizing in the fabric are not affected by drycleaning solvents or water. Instead, the dye and sizing are...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/1/2016 2:36:07 PM