Posted on Sep 26, 2011

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling

With the change of seasons obviously comes the change of wardrobe and accessories.  We always recommend washing these items – especially if they weren’t washed prior to storage…oops!

 

Lindsey had to clean her shearling Chanel Bag from general wear and dirt, but why stop there? So we also decided to test out washing a pair of Uggs – we think you’ll be impressed with the results!

 

Tools:

Wool & Cashmere Shampoo,* Stain Solution, Mesh Bags, Scrub Brush
 

We all have a pair of well-loved and worn Uggs – last year’s snow storms did a number on these…

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Dirty Uggs
 

Step 1:

Pre-treat with Stain Solution. For tougher stains found on more durable items use our Scrub Brush to get ground-in dirt out.

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Cleaning Dirty Uggs

 

Step 2:

Place boots in a mesh washing bag and launder with Wool & Cashmere Shampoo. For machine settings…we had to do an extra rinse and spin cycle.

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Cleaning Dirty Uggs Wash Settings

 

Step 3:

Stuff with paper towels to dry, you can also place near a heater to speed up the drying process, just be cautious! Et viola…good as new!

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Clean Uggs

 
 

Next up is Lindsey’s Shearling Chanel Bag…that’s right, you don’t always need to take your Chanel items to the dry-cleaners! This bag had the typical general dirt stains and wear.

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Dirty Shearling Chanel Bag

 

Step 1:

Pre-treat with Stain Solution and gently work into the fabric with the Scrub Brush. Protect with our Mesh Washing Bag and launder with our Wool & Cashmere Shampoo.

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Cleaning Dirty Shearling Chanel Bag

 

Step 2:

The settings you’ll need:

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Cleaning Dirty Shearling Chanel Bag Wash Settings

 

Step 3:

When complete, take your bag out and lay flat to dry.

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Clean Shearling Chanel Bag

 

Step 4:

Steam to finish and it’s as good as new!

 

Tips & Tricks for Cleaning Suede & Shearling Clean Shearling Chanel Bag Et Voila