Denim Care Thread (for denim FAQ)

April 16, 2008 @ 00:23:04
so my oni reds came in a lot larger than i thought, so i did a hot soak for a few hours, then hot dried them in the dryer...

but now they're soft, so i'm planning on putting starch...so where can i find these starch sprays from? i've honestly never heard of them...what are they supposed to be used for in the first place?

and for those with experience in oni reds, will i still be able to achieve fades with them even after a hot soak and hot dry?

thanks

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April 16, 2008 @ 07:08:50
so my oni reds came in a lot larger than i thought, so i did a hot soak for a few hours, then hot dried them in the dryer...

but now they're soft, so i'm planning on putting starch...so where can i find these starch sprays from? i've honestly never heard of them...what are they supposed to be used for in the first place?

and for those with experience in oni reds, will i still be able to achieve fades with them even after a hot soak and hot dry?

thanks

lmfao oh shit, u fucked up.
April 16, 2008 @ 15:22:55
lmfao oh shit, u fucked up.


care to elaborate?
April 16, 2008 @ 21:00:58
the dryer dick
April 17, 2008 @ 00:40:42
is that what you call your dryer? a "dick"?

anyway, it even says throughout this thread to hot soak and hot dry for maximum shrinkage, and the jeans ended up being a good enough size for me...

i'm just wondering if the stacks and honeycombs will still show up on them after starching...
April 20, 2008 @ 23:07:21
I have a problem, the honeycombs on my levis suck dick, and i tend to sag a lot. What can I do to get them to come out more?
April 20, 2008 @ 23:10:53
What kind of Levi's are they?

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April 21, 2008 @ 20:18:34
Isnt starching not supposed to be very good for the jeans though?
April 21, 2008 @ 22:25:29
Organisisms will eat the shit out of your denimz with starch.

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April 22, 2008 @ 12:39:07
they're 511's raw
April 22, 2008 @ 15:46:58
^ i don't believe there is such thing..

You probably mean one wash.. which is close to raw. Sagging doesn't usually affect your honeycombs, more so if you don't sit on your ass enough, the combs won't show. Try using starch and that'll get the fades to appear.
April 22, 2008 @ 15:47:39
People fucking baby their jeans too much.


QFT...

it's not the end of the world if you don't see fades at 2 months..
April 22, 2008 @ 21:49:53
okay i didnt read the entire thread

but i just wanna shrink some regular jeans
no fancy expensive denim raw one wash or w/e
regular run of the mill jeans that i want to be more fitted

how do i do that?
and please dont be sarcastic about it bein asked b4 in the thread or w/e
cuz it doesnt solve the problem
April 22, 2008 @ 22:51:32
hawt hawt hawt wash/soak , then hot machine dry.

IG - @SEANLEQUANG OG 2007 HB FINESSE

April 23, 2008 @ 08:22:29
I have a pair of selvedge Uniqlo's regular fit. I haven't worn them yet and I was wondering if it's possible to shrink them in the waist a bit. If it is, how? blushing
April 23, 2008 @ 19:46:21
^ no shrinking needed. wear a belt.
May 03, 2008 @ 13:30:28
What does everyone do after a days wear?

HANG?

THROW THEM SOME WHERE?

FOLD AND PUT AWAY?

LAY THEM ON THE GROUND?
May 03, 2008 @ 14:33:20
Doesn't matter. If I'm feeling lazy I'll just leave them on the ground or hang them.

/

May 04, 2008 @ 12:14:28
sorry if this is a stupid question but I was wondering if you can use febreeze on your jeans when they start to smell, that way you can keep from washing them for a while longer.

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May 07, 2008 @ 22:24:32
what will happen to my levi's 511's if i throw 'em in the wash and dryer machines?
May 07, 2008 @ 22:30:07
Drewbacca
Moderator
hang dry

just febreeze the jeans and let them sit in some flowing air

Forum Administrator • @DREWKKAKE

May 11, 2008 @ 20:34:53
what will happen to my levi's 511's if i throw 'em in the wash and dryer machines?


get soft and may tighten up by alittle, your 511s arent raw just rigid so just wash and dry them like regular jeans nothing special

IG - @SEANLEQUANG OG 2007 HB FINESSE

May 12, 2008 @ 22:07:45
i have a pair of raw jeans that I've washed a few times before right after a few wears.

Now that I know about raw denim I want to get some honeycomb fading action, but I'm not sure if the previous washing will make a difference??
May 13, 2008 @ 00:24:15
^just wear them without washing for awhile...fades will just take longer now that you;ve washed them a couple of times
May 13, 2008 @ 09:54:36
should i do the , soak, wear in the shower routine to make them stiffer because they aren't very stiff at all
May 14, 2008 @ 00:52:31
you dont need to wear them in the shower...soak for about 30mins-1hr in the hottest water from the tap...then let them cool for a bit then put them on...

trust me once they dry they would be stiff as fuck...

peep my avatar...its a pair of stfs standing on its own after soak and dry
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