Handlooms may have irregularities and slight variations in the texture, colour or finish of the fabric. These are not defects but are indispensable and a characteristic of handlooms.
To make your handloom garments last longer, follow a few instructions and you are good to go.
- You could let your garment dry in ventilated shade to keep the garment fresh for using again, before there is a need for washing.
- Handloom fabrics often bleed in first two washes so wash them separately or check using a wet cotton swab on the seams or inside if they transfer color.
- Hand wash handloom garments with mild detergent in cold water, do not soak for too long.
- Rub the dirty areas gently by hand, do not use brush.
- Do not dry handloom in machine dryer or direct sunlight, always dry them in ventilated shades. Do not use machine dryer.
- Also, turn them inside out to retain the colour for longer.
- Use steam iron at medium temperature for a better finish.
- Water marks may form if fabrics are put partially in water/or water is spilled and then dried.
- Variations of Shade from 15-20 % should be acceptable to the party as it is a natural and hand process which varies from Batch to batch.
- Handlooms move from hands to hands while shifting stages. They are made with lot of attention and love.