Become Famous





a8 About

Also see

Cleaning Clothes

Stain Removal

Household Tips

More Household Tips

Bust the Dust

Smelly Hands

Clean out your Closets

Sticky Residues

Care and Repair of your Clothes and Shoes

Spots and Small Burns on Clothing: I'm known as someone who can fix anything, but, there are limits. If some spot is unfixable, I use iron on patches. Cut the burnt place out, cut a patch from someplace & put the patch around the patch & Viola! it's gone. Depends on the place, of course, the fabric. Can you sew it into a dart or a seam? Can you put a decorative patch on the area? See it as a challenge. Can the area be cut off & made into a shorter garment, or have shorter sleeves. Hope this gives you some imaginative ideas. -- bobby b

Clothing Tip: When replacing a button on an article of clothing, use dental floss to sew it on. Dental floss is almost impossible to break and I guarantee that button will never come off again. -- Jeannie Gabriel

To stop an Angora Sweater shedding. This follow-up is in answer to the question about how to get an angora sweater not to shed on dark clothes. Answer: Put the angora sweater in a plastic bag and then put it into the freezer for several hours before wearing it. I really don't know why this works but it does  -- Nancy Abu-Ayyash

To prevent Leather shoe from Fungus ~ Fungus attacks the leather shoes. When you return home clean the shoe with a cloth and then sprinkle some talcum powder on it. First wrap with newspaper & then put it in a perforated polythene bag. Shoe will be fresh. -- Mary F Hong Kong

Extend the life of leather shoes: You can significantly extend the life of leather shoes by applying silicone fluid, buy it by the bottle or get some from a chemist friend, Dow the chemical giant is the main manufacturer. Medium viscosity is best -- Steve Jones Pittsburg

Not just putting them on - Take care when removing your shoes. You can damage the back of your shoes over a period of time if you use the toe of one of your shoes on the back of the other to hold it in place while you pull your foot out. -- S. Jones


home - submit - shop

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it - Helen Keller








Children around
the world need
your help: 


  E-mail Us | Link to us | Legal & Disclaimer
Thanks for visiting and please remember to Bookmark the site - Copyright © 2019. TheTipsBank