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...
Decorative Furniture Studs Adding decorative studs or furniture nails to furniture adds a touch of sophistication. Studs can be used on a modern ottoman in silver or black, and also on a more classical design in antique bronze or antique copper. Strip studs or continuous studs are studs that are joined together...
Natural New Zealand possum fur colours The original Brushtail Possums released into New Zealand from Australia in the late 1800’s where Tasmanian natural “Blacks” and Victorian natural “Greys” Today natural possums are generally a classified as reddish brown, dark brown or warm grey with beige belly fur as shown in...
All fur bed blanket sizes assume that you do not want the pillows covered. So 40cm (16") is taken off the mattress length from head to foot. Double Bed (mattress size 135 wide x 190cm long)For a Double bed this fur blanket is designed start at the edge of the...
Why are possum fur blankets & throws so expensive? This is a valid question and there are a lot of components to the answer. The best way to explain is to consider the steps needed to make a possum throw or blanket, and then what it takes to get the...
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...
How to look after and store Possum Fur Regularly brush your possum fur gently with a metal bristle comb to keep it untangled Iron the fur with brown paper between fur and iron to give the fur lift and shine (also lightly brush the fur surface with a mix of...
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