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How to Properly Store Your Garments

Threads magazine - 170 - Dec. 2013/Jan. 2014 Issue
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The garments in your closet, whether made by you or off-the-rack, often require special treatment to keep them in tip-top condition so you can enjoy them for years. Figuring out how best to store each item to protect it from the ravages of time, environment, and pests can be confusing. During Fionn Zarubica’s years of managing museum collections, she’s been challenged to find cost-effective and efficient solutions for preserving costumes and textiles. The practical, efficient techniques used in museums also can be used in the home-adapted for your closet’s particular limitations, your budget, and your storage needs. You may not have museum-quality textiles in your home, but there’s probably a cherished item or one that you’ve labored over that you’d like to keep in good condition for as long as possible. A few sensible modifications to your closet space, along with proper storage methods and regular closet maintenance, can extend the life of your textile treasures. This article from Threads #170 explains useful storage tips to preserve your favorite garments for years to come.

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