HOW TO CLEAN STUFFED ANIMALS?

If you’re into high-quality products, then we know you’ll enjoy our handmade, plushy, products. These highly sought after products are made by Winterborn with the same fine quality material that our alpaca clothing line is made of. In this article we will explain how to wash stuffed animals.These cute yet high quality stuffed animals are noticeably different. Our products are so life-like that many are surprised that they are designed and made by our expert craftsmen using real alpaca fur and fiber. As a result, our products are unbelievably soft, eco-friendly, hypoallergenic and easy to clean.

Unlike most stuffed animals, ours are water-resistant and light, yet very durable. They are safe for children and are available in a surprisingly large number of selections. So if you or someone you know loves animals, then we’re sure you’ll love these stuffed products as well. From the popular teddy bear to a host of other stuffed animals, at Winterborn, there’s plenty to choose from.

The thing about stuffed animals is that they are always the focal point when entering a room. They can also last a lifetime.

If you’ve never tried one of our products before, one of the first things that you’ll notice is that they are very soft to the touch. You’ll immediately notice the difference for yourself. And like so many others, you will find yourself drawn to our fine uniquely crafted stuffed animals like so many of our other customers.



Why our Products Make Such Great Gift Ideas

If you have someone special in your life such as small children or a significant other, we’re sure they’ll love one of our soft and uniquely handcrafted stuffed animals. Not only are they noticeably high-quality products, but they also make great gifts. We have so many of these life-like stuffies to choose from, that you can give them away as an individual keepsake or as a collection.

Why are our products so great? Because the alpaca plush product is made using fibers and furs from real alpacas.

Each alpaca toy can make a child’s day. And as they get older, they can begin building a collection comprised of their favorite animals.

For those who like higher quality products, and want to give the best gifts, then this product is for you. We know you won’t be disappointed because you’ll know that you’ve gotten something special. Some - that’s a cut above normal stuffed animals.

If you or someone you know and care about enjoy the classic teddy bear, then any one of the following will make a great gift idea for them.
The alpaca teddy bear is available as a

• teddy bear dog
• big teddy bear
• custom teddy bear, or a
• white teddy bear

If however, you or someone you know would prefer to have a different type of stuffed animals, we have so many more to choose from, such as the following:

• llama stuffed animal
• fox stuffed animal
• elephant stuffed animal
• penguin stuffed animal
• pig stuffed animal
• alpaca stuffed animal
• panda stuffed animal
• lion stuffed animal
• shark stuffed animal
• alpaca chicken
• suri alpaca
• plushy panda
• koala stuffed animal
• baby shark stuffed animal
• horse stuffed animal
• goat stuffed animal
• whale stuffed animal

Still, need more ideas for stuffed animals? Then why not have one custom made? Just contact us today and let us know your favorite animal and we’ll take it from there.


The Classic Teddy Bear

Since almost everyone enjoys stuffed animals and plush toys and the classic teddy bear, we have a special teddy bear delivery to make your gift-giving process even easier.

And for those who consider these soft and cuddly stuffed animals a collector’s items, whether you are a collector of the stuffed teddy bear or any of the others that we have available, once you’ve collected enough of these treasured keepsakes then you can even come up with stuffed animal names for each and every one of them as your own little alpaca kids.

Once you’ve been exposed to our amazingly soft and fury products, you won’t want to settle for anything less. That’s because our handmade stuffed animals are the best in the industry. So whether you’re purchasing one of these products as a gift for yourself or for someone else, at Winterborn, we’re pretty sure that our fine quality alpaca teddy bears and pushy type products will become treasured collector’s item.


Methods for Cleaning

Now that you’ve learned about all the different stuffed products and why they’re the best in the industry, now let’s talk about how to keep them clean and like new.

As the manufacturer of these great products, we know how precious they can become to your child. But as a parent, you know how important it is to keep these items clean, yet looking like new. Thankfully these products are easy to clean. If you’re wondering how to clean a stuffed animal or even how to wash a stuffed animal and keep it looking and smelling new, then continue reading below, where we provide some surprisingly simple tips for keeping these amazing products clean.

1. How to Clean a Stuffed Animal

The are a few different ways to clean stuffed animals. It depends on whether you need to remove a stain, remove an oder or just to freshen it up.

• Odor Removal
To remove an odor, the first step would be to vacuum the stuffed animal to make sure any dust and dirt is removed. Afterwards, place it in a sealed plastic bag, adding either one cup of cornstarch or baking soda. Shake the bag vigorously so the stuffed toy is completely coated.

After removing the stuffed animal from the bag, shake it off outside. The final step involves leaving it out in the sun for approximately two hours.

• Dust Mite Treatment
To remove dust mites, first, place the stuffed toy inside of a plastic bag and then make sure it is completely sealed. Place the bag inside the freezer for a minimum of 24 hours, then remove. After going through this process, wash them in the washing machine and let them thoroughly air dry.

2. How to Wash a Stuffed Animal in the Washing Machine

To wash your stuffed toy in the washing machine, start off by placing it in a mesh bag or in a pillow case. Wash it in cold water (but do not use bleach) then air dry it overnight. Or to speed things up a bit, tumble dry it in the dryer but without using any heat.

These methods work well for a stuffed teddy bear or for any of our other stuffed products. 


How to Repair Stuffed Animals

Even though one of our very well made and well stitch stuffed animal is made with the finest material, there are times when one can become ripped. In such cases, you will need to consider using some form of stuffed animal repair.

When repairing a stitched stuffed animal, there’s usually no major parts required. Particularly if it’s just torn. In that case, just thread a needle using the color that best matches the stuffed toy, then begins stitching the tear.
Most minor stuffed animal repair jobs require you to stitch stuffed animals so they’re restored to its original state. This includes an individual teddy bear or the entire teddy bear collection.


How to Store Stuffed Animals

Now that you’ve learned how to wash a stuffed animal and have grown to love your new individual alpaca toy or your entire collection of them, you just need to know where to store these cute and plushy stuffies. Below are six great stuffed animal storage ideas that you can consider for your large or small collection. A:

• shelf
• stuffed toy hammock
• plastic tub
• wire or plastic crates
• basket
• stuffed toy swing

You may only need a small stuffed animal storage are if you have a small collection of these stuffed toys. For those with larger unused stuffed toys, consider a larger stuffed animal storage container.

Now that you’ve got several stuffed animal storage ideas, you can even organize them based on the stuffed animal names that you’ve given them or organize them by type. Remember, we have plenty to choose from, such as any of the alpaca plush
stuffed animals listed below:

• llama stuffed animal
• fox stuffed animal
• elephant stuffed animal
• penguin stuffed animal
• pig stuffed animal
• alpaca stuffed animal
• panda stuffed animal
• lion stuffed animal
• shark stuffed animal
• alpaca chicken

Additionally, we also have
• the teddy bear collection, such as the
• alpaca teddy bear
• teddy bear dog
• big teddy bear
• custom teddy bear
• white teddy bear

Whatever your preference in the teddy bear, we can assist. We also offer

• suri alpaca
• plushy panda
• koala stuffed animal
• baby shark stuffed animal
• horse stuffed animal
• goat stuffed animal
• whale stuffed animal

When collecting this fury stitch stuffed animal, remember that these plushy animals are like your very own alpaca kids. So please contact us today and don’t forget about our teddy bear delivery service that is available on your next order of one of our classic teddy bears.

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