Category Archives: Chenille Care Tips & Tricks

The Mysterious Appeal of Vintage Clothing

Ahhh….there’s nothing so comforting as wearing a beloved vintage item of clothing. You not only feel wonderful wearing it, but that vintage blouse, skirt, dress, or even a pair of jeans has a certain energy to it. Know what I mean? To those who love vintage clothing (and I love all vintage clothing!), there are […]

How to Care for Vintage Chenille Bedspreads, Fabrics & Robes

We’ve been collecting vintage chenille bedspreads, fabrics and other linens for decades. The list below is a quick summary of some of the most useful strategies we’ve gleaned during all these years. VINTAGE CHENILLE LAUNDERING TIPS… BEWARE of OLD-STYLE WASHING MACHINES that use a central agitator. Fabric can easily catch beneath the agitator, causing irreversible […]

How to Care for Vintage Chenille Robes & Bedspreads: Updated Tips

Emily is our resident product tester when it comes to trying out new and/or different products to bring old textiles back to life, to restore bounce and texture to chenille tufts, and to preserve the integrity of fabrics over time. We’re often asked how to care for vintage chenille – if you want to read […]

Create a Scent-Sational Experience With Essential Oils

“Scents bring memories, and many memories bring nostalgic pleasure. We would be wise to plan for this when we plant a garden.” – Thalassa Cruso, To Everything There is a Season, 1973 Many of our lovely customers often comment on how wonderful their packages smell, or write us to ask what the delightful scent is. […]

Buying a Vintage Chenille Robe? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Looking for a vintage chenille robe? Want to know more about the chenille bathrobe you already have? We’ve got answers to all your questions here.

Get Creative! Sew and Craft with Vintage Chenille

When you’re a chenille enthusiast like I am, ok, a chenille junkie, chenille noses its way to other rooms of the house, not just adorning the top of beds. Modern commercially-made rubbish? No thanks! Commercially made shower curtains are oh-so-boring.  I found a lovely chenille bedspread with absolutely gorgeous mauve roses – and that turned […]

How to Care for Vintage Chenille Robes & Bedspreads

Emily loves working with old textiles, but her favorite is (of course!) chenille. To see Emily’s recent additional updates and tips on chenille care, click here.  Caring for vintage chenille is easy! It’s quite durable (it would have to be to last this long) and with proper care, should last for years to come.   General Chenille Laundering […]