O my. Do you remember how devastated you felt when your favourite piece of clothing was ruined by the wrong wash programme? If only you could prevent this from happening… Well, your favourite piece of clothing may not come back, but you can provide clothing from laundry labels with the right washing instructions.
But bet you have also looked at the laundry label in a garment shaking your head? We think that is not crazy. After all, there are a lot of different symbols that prescribe a certain washing instruction. With our laundry labels you choose your own sequence care symbols. With these simple symbols, washing will be a breeze.
If you are going to buy a laundry label, you can use it for different garments or items. Think of the following for garments:
Think of the following for items:
Are you looking for ironing labels or do you want to order sewing labels? Click on one of the links and create your own iron-on labels.
If you are going to put together your own laundry label, it is important you know the difference between laundry symbols. The symbols can sometimes be quite cryptic, which is why we would like to explain the different laundry label symbols.
O Do not wash; the clothing is not suitable for washing or soaking.
N Hand wash, preferably with cold or lukewarm water.
H You may wash the clothing up to 30°C.
I Clothing containing synthetic fibres and/or wrinkle-repairing fabrics should be washed on an anti-crinkle wash programme at 30°C. Machine loading may not exceed half of the total weight. Also set the machine in such a way that there are not too many revolutions.
J Wash your laundry on the 30°C wool wash programme. The loading of the machine should be about 1/3 to 1/4 of the total weight.
E You can wash the clothes up to 40°C.
F Garments that contain synthetic fibres and/or are crease-resistant should be washed on an anti-crease wash programme at 40°C. Machine may be loaded with half the maximum weight and do not spin too much.
G Wash your laundry on the 40°C wool wash programme. The machine load should be about 1/3 to 1/4 of the total weight.
C You may wash your clothes at up to 60°C.
D Garments that contain synthetic fibres and/or are crease-resistant should be washed on an anti-crease wash programme at 60°C. Machine may be loaded with half the maximum weight and do not spin too much.
A A You may wash the clothes up to 95°C.
P You may bleach the clothing.
Q You may not bleach the clothing with chlorine or any product that contains chlorine.
R You may not bleach the clothing with chlorine bleach.
W You may put the clothes in the dryer at a low temperature.
X You may dry the clothes on a normal programme.
Y You may not dry the clothes in the dryer.
U You may iron the clothes carefully without steam at a maximum temperature of 110°C. Suitable for fabrics such as Polyamide (Nylon) and Acrylic.
T You may iron the clothes normally at a temperature not exceeding 150°C. Suitable for fabrics such as wool and polyester.
S You may iron the clothing hot at a maximum temperature of 200°C. Suitable for fabrics such as cotton, viscose, and linen.
V You may not iron the clothes.
a You may dry clean the clothing in tetrachloroethene.
b You may dry-clean the clothing using a mild process.
i You may not dry-clean the clothing.
The washing symbols must legally appear in a specific order. For your convenience we have already created that specific order. The only thing you must think about is what kind of laundry label is the best match for the fabric of your garment. Do you need help putting together laundry labels? Feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you put together your laundry labels. In addition to our laundry labels, check out the kids id band or child's wristband: the ideal wristband for recording important information for your children during a birthday party or a sports day for example!