Embroidery Care

It is important to take proper care when laundering your embroidered garments to ensure that they stay crisp and bright. Careful laundering will extend the life of your embroidered product and make sure that you can continue to enjoy and use them for a long time. This helps keep down costs on uniform purchases by keeping employees looking professional.

Home Washing

  1. All embroidered fabrics should be washed inside out with a mild detergent.
  2. If bleach is required for washing, a small amount of chlorine bleach can be used.
  3. Non-chlorine bleach in accordance with product instructions is preferable.
  4. Machine wash in cold water. Delicate wash cycle.
  5. If color residue appears in water, rinse first with lukewarm water and then cold several times until rinse water becomes clear.
  6. Remove promptly after wash cycle completion.
  7. Never leave any piece of embroidered clothing soaking or in water or lying in a pile when wet.
  8. Do not wring out the embroidered articles.
  9. Do not rub stained embroidery.

Dry Cleaning

  1. Embroidery may be dry cleaned, however, extreme care should be exercised when dry cleaning.
  2. Special care must be taken when dark shades are cleaned.
  3. Avoid use of pre-spotting agents.


  1. Embroidered fabrics should always be ironed on the reverse side.
  2. It is recommended to iron embroidery between two pieces of cloth.
  3. It is not recommended to wet embroidery prior to ironing or to use a steam iron.

Please note that any tags that are on embroidered clothing and fabrics pertain to the garment in particular. Once the garment is embroidered, special care should be taken when washing or ironing.

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