25 Ingenious Clothing Hacks Everyone Should Know

October 18, 2013

25 Ingenious Clothing Hacks Everyone Should Know

Who doesn’t love quick tips and hacks with everyday clothing life problems? These tips are so helpful and so easy to remember that the next time your caught with that issue, your mind will go back to these 25 ingenious clothing hacks everyone should know! Enjoy!

1. Put your jeans in the freezer to make them smell less

2. Dry hand-washed clothes with a salad spinner

3. To stop angora from shedding, put the item in a ziplock bag and freeze it for at least three hours

4. If you get an oil stain your clothes, leave baby powder on it overnight

5. Wash sneakers with baking soda, detergent and a toothbrush to liven them up

6. Hang shirts quickly by sticking your hand through them one by one

7. Wait five minutes before putting on clothes you’ve just ironed

8. Avoid runs in tights by spraying hairspray on them

9. If you do get holes/runs in your tights, paint the edges of the rip with clear nail polish

10. Use stale bread crust to remove dirt from suede

11. Stretch out tight shoes by placing a bag of water in each and leaving them in the freezer overnight

12. Stretch out tight shoes by putting on socks before you put on the shoes and blowdry them

13. Avoid fading your dark wash jeans by adding distilled vinegar to the last washing cycle

14. Use a mixture of vinegar and cold water to scrub water stains off of leather

15. Clean patent leather with Windex

16. If you stain your clothes with red wine, use white wine to remove it

17. Spray shirts that tend to get sweat stains with lemon juice before you wash them

18. Use shaving cream to remove makeup (foundation particularly) from shirt collars

19. If you don’t have time (or the money) to get clothes hemmed, using a glue gun is a quick solution

20. Break your leather jacket in by getting it wet

21. Put the string of your hoodie back into the hood by threading it through a straw

22. Attach a safety pin to the end of your draw string as a guide to put it back into the pants or hoodie

23. See if jeans fit without trying them on by placing the waistline of the jeans around your neck

24. Here are a couple ways to get wrinkles out of your clothes without ironing

25. Use pieces of moleskin to fix a protruding underwire

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