Silk Bedding Sets Washing Tips

silk bedding setsSilk bedding sets have historically been considered a precious commodity, a rare and valuable fabric that speaks of luxury and wealth. The hangover over from this today is that people sometimes see silk bedding sets as being temperamental and precious to deal with. Like caring for silk bedding sets requires a degree in textile technology so you don’t ruin it!

First, if hand washing, make sure partially fill a clean bathtub with lukewarm water, add a mild detergent and submerge the silk bedding sets. Second, dunk the silk bedding sets a few times in the soapy water; then drain the bathtub and carefully rinse (without wringing) until no soap is left. Third, If machine washing, wash your silk bedding sets separately with mild detergent in cold water on the delicate cycle. Do not add bleach or fabric softener. Last, dry your silk bedding sets in the dryer on low heat or line dry out of direct sunlight, which will damage and weaken the silk bedding sets.

When the 100% silk bedding sets are half wet or slightly wet, it can be ironed on the inside (non-shiny side) and tumble dry on a cool setting. Make sure the iron temperature is 130℃ and below. Don’t iron luxury silk bedding sets too long,