Certain fabrics need special care. Learn how to clean and care for delicate fabrics and materials, including linen, silk, wool, rayon, and more.

White silk sheets placed inside washing machine
How to Wash and Care for Silk Sheets
Clean shearling slippers being worn on feet
How to Clean Shearling
Brown velvet bedding and throw pillows laid on bed closeup
How to Wash and Care for Velvet Bedding
Vintage linens folded next to iron and scrubbing brush
How to Wash and Care for Antique and Vintage Linens
Brown suede coat next to cleaning materials
How to Clean and Care for a Suede Jacket
Raincoat laying on a table in the laundry room
How to Wash a Raincoat
pens leaking in back jean pocket
How to Get Ink Out of Jeans With 2 Easy Methods
Raw denim jeans folded closeup
How to Clean and Care for Raw Denim
folded white towels
How to Soften Towels
White linen bedding
How to Wash Linen Sheets and Duvet Covers
caring for faux leather
How to Clean and Care for Faux Leather
silk pillowcases
How to Wash and Care for Silk Pillowcases
Pink fleece jacket lying on a metal drying rack
How to Wash and Care for Fleece Jackets
Yellow, green, blue and black down coats hanging on white metal hanger
How to Clean a Down Coat or Vest
Brown and tan wool coats laid on white surface next to tan wool scarf, soft-bristled brush and glass on white cloth
How to Wash a Wool Coat That Isn't Dry Clean Only
Gray velcro strap held up with pliers with string attached to velcro
How to Clean Velcro
Brown suede couch in living room
How to Clean a Suede Couch
White leather chair with brown stains next to houseplant
How to Clean White Leather
Sheepskin rug on wooden floor surrounded by indoor plants and bed corner
How to Clean a Sheepskin Rug
Blue microfiber couch cleaned with bristle brush next to basket of cleaning materials
How to Clean a Microfiber Couch
yoga mat hanging on a fence
How to Clean a Yoga Mat
Wool rug with broom, bucket, towel, sponge and wool wash detergent for cleaning
How to Clean a Wool Rug With Household Items
Couch with dark blue upholstery and yellow and white pillows on right side
How to Clean Couch Upholstery
Someone placing a sweater in a mesh laundry bag
How to Clean and Care for Sweaters
Someone cleaning brown leather shoes with a brush
How to Clean and Care for Moldy Leather Clothes and Shoes
removing a stain from suede
How To Remove Common Stains From Suede Shoes, Clothing, and More
A pair of gray modal pajamas
How to Wash and Care for Modal Clothes
Someone putting a bathing suit in a sink
How to Wash and Care for a Swimsuit
Red football uniforms being cleaned and hung up to dry next to wicker laundry basket
How to Clean and Care for Football Uniforms
Black and blue embroidered clothing on white marbled surface with cotton swabs and detergent
How to Wash and Iron Embroidery on Clothes and Accessories
Tan Ugg boots in a doorway
How to Clean and Care for Ugg Sheepskin Boots
A variety of athletic wear and cleaning materials
How to Wash and Care for Elastane (Spandex) Clothing
A stained straw handbag by other accessories
How to Clean and Care for Fabric and Straw Handbags
Nine types of winter coats hanging up
How to Clean and Care for 9 Types of Winter Coats
A brown fur coat on a hanger
How to Clean and Care for a Natural Fur Coat
Stack of clothes
Types of Fabric A to Z: What You Are Wearing
Someone hand-washing faux fur trim
How to Wash and Care for Faux Fur Clothing
Someone cleaning a stain on a tie
How to Clean and Care for Silk Ties
Orange button-downed acetate shirt folded by hand
How to Wash and Care for Acetate and Triacetate Clothes
vinyl clothing and boots
How to Wash and Remove Stains From Vinyl Clothes
Latex and memory foam pillows and bedding folded and stacked together
How to Wash and Care for Latex and Memory Foam Bed Pillows
A hand-knit hat and a ball of yarn
How to Clean and Care for Hand-Knit Clothes and Blankets
White chef coat hanging on hook
Keeping Chef Coats White
Team jerseys air drying next to cleaning materials and laundry basket
How to Clean and Care for a Team Jersey
linen blouse
How to Wash 11 Natural Fiber Fabrics
closeup of a beaded blouse
Washing Clothes With Sequins, Beads or Metallic Accents
A wool sweater with an iron and other cleaning materials
How to Iron Wool: 7 Steps to Preserve Clothes
Pillows on a bed with detergent and dryer balls
How to Wash, Dry, and Care for Polyester Pillows
Black and gray compression garments held in hand next to glass of water and clothing pins
How to Wash Medical and Sports Compression Garments
hockey jersey
How to Wash Hockey Jerseys and Uniforms
Yellow metallic jacket folded on left arm being held up
How to Care for Metallic and Lamé Clothes and Accessories
Someone cleaning a leather purse
How to Care for and Clean a Leather Purse
White lab coat being rubbed together with laundry detergent bottle on side
Washing White Lab Coats
A workout top hanging from a white sink
How to Clean and Care for High-Performance Activewear
Someone washing feather bed pillows
How to Clean and Care for Feather Bed Pillows
cleaning combat boots
How to Clean Suede Combat Boots
shaping a knit hat
How to Wash a Knit or Crochet Hat
hand-washing linen clothing
How to Get Stains Out Of Linen
Dark yoga pants folded on a yoga mat on a wooden floor
Best Way to Wash Leggings and Yoga Pants
Someone cleaning a brown felt hat
How to Clean and Care for a Felt Stetson Hat