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Preserving a Christening Gown

posted by lwhite

4_5_HeloiseHints_RepurposingOldBedSheetsOf course, you want to save this important piece of family history. First, read the care label to find out the appropriate method for cleaning the fabric. Then take these steps.

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1. If the grown has lace or pearls, it might be too tough to take a chance and clean at home. Taking it to a professional cleaner might be the best choice.
2. Clean as soon as you can after the christening because although it may look spotless, there may be baby stains that will oxidize and turn yellow or brown later.



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