How to Care for Your Kimono
Guide by Carolyn Langreder/Rena Innocenti, 2011
If you don't understand anything that I have written below, don't hesitate to ask.
I will add all Q&As inn the artist comments.
This is a written guide.
If you require photographs, I will provide them, unless I am unable to. (Like for how to wash the Kimono)
This guide will not explain how to put one on.
Order of information in this guide:
- Working with Silk
- Working with Wool
- Working with Cotton
- Washing your Kimono
- Storing your Kimono
Working with Silk
I know that silk can be one of the biggest pains in the butt to work with.
If your Kimono is wrinkled and made out of silk, this should help you.
A. Ironing - Your iron should have a steam setting, if not, you'll just need to be even more patient.
-1. Set aside at least 30 minutes of your time for this, it requires a lot of patience.
-2. Make sure your iron is at the Silk/Rayon setting or equivalent, and make sure your steam is working. DO NOT USE A SP