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The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part III)

Millie Kwan - Tuesday, December 13, 2011

treating milk stains on velvetAfter the seventh holiday party, my cousin said to me, “My suede outfit got soaked in the rain.” How do I handle soaked suede?

Answer: Hang it out to dry. Do not use a blow dryer or heater. When dry, brush with a stiff brush.

After the eighth holiday party, my daughter said to me, “Do I hang up my knit sweater and skirt outfit or should I fold it?” For once she wants my advice!

Answer: Keep knits in good shape by storing and cleaning them properly. Keep sweaters folded loosely with lots of room to breathe. If you must hang it up, fold it over a crossbar. Never hang like a shirt on a wire hanger - this will stretch it.

After the ninth holiday party, my sister said to me, “I’m sorry my baby drooled on your red velvet dress.” How do I remove milk stains, not to mention the baby?

Answer: Blot it gently and bring it to us. Crushed areas of wear can be improved by lightly brushing with a soft brush. As for the baby, don’t pick him up when you have on a velvet dress!

More parties:

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part I)

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part II)

The Twelve Holiday Parties: Holiday Spills and Splashes (Part IV)

 

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