How to Remove a Wine Stain from a Wedding Gown
For some reason, there are many people who have not heard of gown preservation, so this has caused quite a problem for many wedding gowns, which are already dated and showing their age. So, if you try the do-it-yourself method, you could be faced with paying to have your gown professionally restored, which is probably the better choice.
This article will tell you how to remove a wine stain from your wedding gown, but again, it should be done by a professional dry cleaner.
Do you really want to do it yourself? Think twice, but here you go…
To remove a wine stain from a gown, you will need a damp sponge and a soft cloth. The sponge should be damp, and yet not so damp that you are dragging through the gown. After gently pulling on the sponge, you should have a big amount of bubbles coming out of the gown.
You can try gently rubbing on the gown, or putting in a soft cloth, depending on how stubborn the stain is. When using a soft cloth, you should let it dry before adding the damp sponge again. It is important that you remember that this trick should be done gently, and yet not too gently. You don’t want to tear the gown or the cloth. The sponge should dry before adding a second damp sponge. If you don’t keep this in mind, you can risk your gown getting stained.
This process can take up to three hours.
Once you remove the stain, you should remove any dirt that may be stuck on to the gown. You should use a sponge, and use it to scrub off the dirt with a soft cloth, and it will remove the stain.
If the stain is stubborn, you may have to remove the stain with another tool, like a soft cloth brush, or you can use a bleach solution to dissolve the stain.
Now, you can dry the gown with a clean dry cloth.
Now, you should hang your gown, and put on a silk, or cotton gasket protector.
To seal the gown, you should put your gown in a sealing wax. This process should take up to eight hours. You can also put a finishing wax on your gown, if you want to protect it. You should wait at least four hours before your finally washing the gown.
And then you should dry your gown with a silk or cotton cloth, or silk or cotton sheets. You should dry it with a dry towel. After drying, your gown should be stored in a box, and put in a safe place. Don’t forget to store your silk gasket protectors, and finishing waxes!
Now, you should know what is the proper way to remove a stained silk gasket, and how to dry the gown, and how to hang your gown, and how to protect it.