How to wash suede leather clothing It is always hard to know what to do if suede leather needs cleaning. You can't just get it wet and use any old cleaning product. You can dry-clean suede clothing but it can be very expensive. I recently washed two suede garments that...
Seven things you need to know BEFORE you wash a sheepskin rug 1 - The leather backing will never be as soft as when your sheepskin was new That’s right folks! I’m sorry to say that when you wash a sheepskin rug the leather will never feel as soft as it did...
Did you know that natural sheepskin rugs are very easy to care for and when washed they can look like new again? It's true, let's show you how easy sheepskins are to wash if you have the right tools, woolwash shampoo and knowledge. I recently washed my two natural ivory...
Drying a sheepskin rug takes time, and you need to do it the correct way to avoid the leather going really stiff. To dry a sheepskin rug I used a clean towel to lay it on (after spinning out excess water in a washing machine), and gently pulled the leather into shape making sure...
Easy weekly & monthly care instructions for cowhide rugs Did you know that cowhide rugs are easy to clean? And if you clean them regularly you will extent their life and keep them looking great. It's really easy! This video is really amazing but make sure you read the blog...
Washing a Mohair or Alpaca Throw or Blanket I think you will agree with me, that we all know the basics of hand-washing. But sometimes it's nice to double check that we are doing it right. So here's some easy instructions to help you out. To hand wash a mohair...
Most NZ possum furs are tanned using a standard technique called "fur dressing" Fur dressing which is very good but you can NOT get it wet at all. Fur pelts will warp and shrivel if you get "dressed" fur pelts too wet. From June 2017 Gorgeous Creatures have decided to...
I have a confession. I didn’t brush my sheepskin as often as I should have. And now my rug will never look as good as it did when it was new. Working every day with sheepskin you would think I should know better!I have a beautiful sheepskin rug that I...
Our two very specialized Gorgeous Creatures cleaning products have similar ingredients, but in different proportions for their different uses. The cowhide cleaner is already diluted to the perfect formula so that you can simply spray-on & wipe-off your cowhide rug. Cleaning your cowhide rug at home has never been more...
How to Brush Mohair or Alpaca Blankets With use a mohair or alpaca throw blanket will fluff up and get tangled. This is perfectly normal and the fluffies can be tamed with a gentle brush with a natural bristle hairbrush. Don't use a plastic brush with balls on the end...
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