How do you make a polyester blanket softer? Polyester fleece is naturally stain resistant, so just a teeny bit of soap and water and a light wash will do the trick. Machine wash blankets on cool + tumble dry low or no heat + keep the irons and bleach at bay = Soft Blankets Forever.
How do you revive polyester? Place the polyester in the clothes washer and let the washer complete its cycles. Pour 1 cup of undiluted white vinegar into the wash machine during the final rinsing cycle to soften the polyester. Unlike most commercial fabric softeners, vinegar does not infuse fabric with harmful chemicals.
Can you make polyester softer? If you know that the polyester fabric isn’t coated with anything, you certainly can use a commercial fabric softener to soften it. But if you aren’t sure, it’s better to steer clear of fabric softener and use vinegar or another method instead.
How do you make a blanket soft and fluffy again? To make your magical mixture, you need to add half a cup of Bicarbonate of soda to your washing machine load, half a cup of your normal liquid detergent to the drawer, and half a cup of white vinegar also to your drawer, with your detergent. Then you put the wash on a warm and gentle cycle, and you’re all done!