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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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. 

Legend / Etta

30 graden
30 graden

30°

Wash up to a temperature of 30 °C on a normal wash cycle.

medium heat iron
medium heat iron

Medium Heat Iron

Warm iron, i.e., up to 150 °C.

low heat
low heat

Low Heat

Tumble dry low - Tumble dry at a low heat setting.

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.

dry clean dry clean
dry clean dry clean

Dry Clean Gentle

This garment is suitable for dry cleaning with tetrachloroethylene (PERC), hydrocarbon, R113 and R11 solutions, provided that the temperature and addition of water meet the ‘gentle’ requirement.

Alma

30 graden
30 graden

30°

Wash up to a temperature of 30 °C on a normal wash cycle.

Professional wet cleaning
Professional wet cleaning

Professional Wetcleaning

The garment is suitable to be cleaned using the wet cleaning system.

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 tumble dry
do not tumble dry

Do not tumble

The garment is not suitable for tumble dryers.