Some simple advice
on laundry and ironing BUNAD SHIRTS
Cotton is a durable natural material that requires hard washing, harsh
detergent and high temperature to clean and remove bacteria. Bleach is
not recommended for the break down the material. Cotton shirt with embroidery
can be washed at 60-90 degrees normal laundering program. (Note: Cotton
shrinks 5%). Detergent must have alkalis but not; perborates, bleach or
regular bleach. Cotton can withstand dryer but will shrink further and
wear the shirt. Therefore not recommended. If the shirt has embroidery
it is recommended to wash the same way as the linen shirt.
Never let the costume
linen shirt be long dirty, filthy when partying up and it becomes more
difficult to clean. Keep it dark, plain and ustrøket condition,
in a white cloth bag, box or a towel. Do not use plastic for storage.
Washing and ironing
of costumes Shirt
Washing of the shirt
Use a neutral gentle-wash detergent. One must not use strong alkaline
detergents or detergents containing bleach or enzymes. Place the shirt
in water a few hours if there are unsightly stains. Is there protein spots
added the shirt in cold water, or in warm water with gentle-wash detergent.
Use good hot water
from 60 to 90 degrees. Keep your shirt in motion. Once the water has fallen
to a temperature which hands can bear, drained shirt gently. Do not rub
on either the shirt or embroidery, and do not twist it before rinsing.
Rinse the shirt first in lukewarm water, then in cold water at least 5
times. Let it soak for 10-15 minutes in the final rinse water. The shirt
can turn yellow if a careless irrigation. Hang the shirt to drip dry for
bottom edge with clothespins. Attach additional sleeves, rope with clothespins.
When the shirt is taken out from storage must be soaked well and roll
in a towel. Allow it to pull a while. Then ironed it in wet suit inside
Ready for stripping
It is safer to iron with steam iron that you set on linen. An arm to the
ironing board also facilitates efforts to get to the wrinkles on the sleeves.
Use a coarse white
towel on the board when you iron embroidery. Add embroidery down the towel
and hair from the inside out. Coffee then all the wrinkles up to embroidery
along the neckline and the sleeves without towel. Coffee sleeves finished
first and front and back end. The shirt ironed in wet suit inside out.