Have you ever been given something very precious from your family? Perhaps a treasure from your grandparents or even your great-grandparents can end up in your care. It’s always an honor to receive something like that, but much more so when the item is a piece of clothing that needs help. Elise Tonn decided to clean and document her grandmother’s wedding dress, which is a real family keepsake. Her grandmother’s 1952 Christmas wedding dress remains a special piece of her family’s story and Tonn is keeping those memories alive by making sure this gorgeous lace wedding gown is in top condition.
The way she cleans the dress is very interesting. I’d heard a few of these tips before, but some were very new to me. Have a look at how she cleans this yellowed dress back to gleaming perfection with great care. How do you clean fragile textile treasures in your collection? Let us know in the comments!