Lockdown is a good opportunity to check your precious garments and textiles for pests, and to protect them in our Tyvek Garment Bags. Winter woollies and cashmere, once cleaned, can be safely stored in the Jumper / Sweater Bags. NEW LOW PRICES FOR ACID-FREE TISSUE, BOTH UNBUFFERED AND ECONOMY.
Conservation is the making safe of a textile item or what is left of it, whereas restoration involves adding new threads or material. You should always consider what you intend to do with the textile, for example how you might display it, as this may influence the kind of repair you make.
The use of a support fabric, such as Conservation Net or Silk Crepeline, will help to make the textile stronger