Ideas and Updates from the Blog — Laundry

7 Ways to Stop Your Colourful Baby Leggings Fading in the Wash

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7 Ways to Stop Your Colourful Baby Leggings Fading in the Wash

We’ve all been there, haven't we? After a few washes those black leggings have faded to grey. Or your red top looks a little lighter, and more pinky than red. It's not so bad when it's cheaper clothes, or clothes designated for messy play or nursery.  But what about when it happens to your child's favourite leggings? You know, the ones they cry for when they are wet in the washing machine. The ones you saved up for and look so lovely you aren't even sure you want your baby to actually wear them... Perhaps you love brightly coloured baby leggings...

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Why Do My Clothes Shrink?

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Why Do My Clothes Shrink?

Do you ever buy a new item of clothing and find that after one wash it has shrunk? It is so frustrating isn't it? The top that looked so good when you first wore it is now mishapen and smaller and you wonder what you did wrong.  I get asked all the time about if the clothes I make shrink. Before people make that purchase they want to know if the leggings or top that they are buying will last. Will they still fit your child after that initial wear and wash? This blog looks at why our cotton clothing,...

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