How to Care for Rayon?

Answer Rayon fabrics are a human created (synthetic) fabric. Clothes made from rayon weaken when they're wet and have a tendency to shrink. They can also bleed colour easily and will wrinkle a great deal ... Read More »

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Can you put rayon in the dryer?

Rayon is a synthetic fabric that tends to be weaker than cotton and other more durable natural fibers. While you can machine wash and dry rayon on gentle cycles, it can get tangled up in other clot... Read More »

Rayon Vs. Nylon?

One of the first man-made fibers, rayon was first developed as an artificial silk in 1855. The fabric wasn't used for clothing until the early 1900s, when it was patented under the name "viscose." ... Read More »

How to Get Wrinkles Out of Rayon?

Rayon is a versatile fabric but is made from natural cellulosic fibers and closely resembles linen and cotton--fabrics notorious for deep-set wrinkles. This is a problem for anyone with wrinkles in... Read More »

How to Dye Rayon and Polyester?

Dyeing polyester and rayon is much more difficult and complicated than dyeing cotton or wool. Because of the chemical makeup of polyester and rayon, the dyeing process must be performed under very ... Read More »