Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Not a Quilting Question

  1. #1
    Senior Member renee765's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    San Antonio, TX
    I have a pair of black slacks that I bought to wear as 'good' slacks. They are 60% cotton, 40% polyester. No matter what I do, these slacks attract fuzz and hair like nothing I've ever seen. I've tried fabric softeners, dryer, line drying and nothing makes any difference. They come out of the dryer with fuzz and hair. I use a tape roller, and have to take it with me in the car. By the time I reach where I'm going, these slacks have sucked up any possible piece of lint or fuzz in the atmosphere. I wore them to dinner on Thanksgiving, the napkins were black, and I STILL had visible fuzz from the napkins! Is there any hope, or should I just toss them out?

  2. #2
    Power Poster amma's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Out searching for some sunshine :-)
    Blog Entries
    Maybe try some of the spray that keeps the static out of clothes? Some fabrics just seem to be statically charged lol and that causes them to pick up any unwanted fuzz/hair within a mile.

  3. #3
    Moderator tlrnhi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    In the middle of a mess...
    Try a light spray of hairspray. Let it dry thoroughly before you put them on. Used to work for me!

  4. #4
    Super Member janRN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    western Pa
    Try Static-guard (near laundry products). I have a black and white dog: black hair gets on white clothes, white hair gets on black clothes. Spray the well and stuff doesn't stick as much and if it does, brushes off easier. I found if I spray my dark navy rug before I vacuum it gets the dog hair off easier. (What was I thinking: a navy blue rug??!!)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.