To clean suede gloves, brush them with a soft towel, apply a pencil eraser to small stains, and treat larger stains with a vinegar-dampened cloth. The required supplies for this 20-minute procedure are a pencil eraser, a clean cotton cloth, white vinegar, a wire suede brush and a grease-cutting suede cleaner.Know More
Gently rub the garment with a clean, dry bath towel. This lifts the nap, making it easier to remove stains.
Gently rub small stains with a clean pencil eraser. Use a light touch. If you are cleaning suede footwear, do this with a small wire suede brush.
Dampen a dry cotton cloth with white vinegar, and squeeze out the excess. Press the cloth over stubborn stains, and then rub it gently across them. Wait for the suede to dry before evaluating the results.
Treat persistent oily stains with a grease-fighting suede cleanser. Apply it according to the directions on the bottle. Do not attempt further cleaning until the cleanser dries.
Use a fingernail to scrape away dried dirt and surface debris. Use very little pressure, especially on dark suede.
Although silk ties should never be washed and should only be dry cleaned in an emergency, stains can be removed by applying talcum powder or cornstarch and by letting the tie sit on a radiator overnight. Commercial stain removers and dry cleaning should be used as a last resort only.Full Answer >
There is no universal way to repair, clean or polish all stainless steel surfaces. However, the best homemade way to clean a stainless steel watch is with rubbing alcohol, a soft-bristled toothbrush, a lint-free cloth, white vinegar and baking soda.Full Answer >
Since many Vera Bradley backpacks and purses are made of cotton, they are often washable. Read the washing instructions on the inside tag before attempting to clean your Vera Bradley bag, and do not take any steps the instructions warn against.Full Answer >
To clean mildew from an L.L. Bean backpack, the company advises first brushing the mildew off the backpack. Spread the backpack open in the sunshine to kill the mold. Then wash as directed on the label. Mildew stains can be removed with a paste of lemon juice (one cup) and 2-3 tablespoons of salt. Leave the paste on the backpack for 15 to 30 minutes. Then rinse and let dry.Full Answer >