Fabrics winter collection 2019

VIS, PES, EL...pardon? Have you spotted these abbreviations on our fabrics page too? Are you totally puzzled though as to what it all means exactly? That’s why we’re giving you this brief explanation of all the abbreviations here. That way you’re all ready for your next ‘fabric shopping’ trip. 

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Carole

do not bleach
do not bleach

Do not bleach

The garment should not be treated with bleach, i.e. it should only be washed with normal, delicate or hand wash detergents.

handwash
handwash

Handwash

The garment is hand wash only, using cold or lukewarm water.

do not iron
do not iron

Do not iron

do not iron.

do not tumble dry
do not tumble dry

Do not tumble

The garment is not suitable for tumble dryers. 

dry clean
dry clean

Dry clean

This garment is suitable for dry cleaning with tetrachloroethylene (PERC), hydrocarbon, R113 and R11 solutions.

River / Etta

do not dry clean
do not dry clean

Do not dry clean

This garment is not suitable for dry cleaning.

do not bleach
do not bleach

Do not bleach

The garment should not be treated with bleach, i.e. it should only be washed with normal, delicate or hand wash detergents.

do not iron
do not iron

Do not iron

do not iron.

do not tumble dry
do not tumble dry

Do not tumble

The garment is not suitable for tumble dryers.