No wardrobe is complete without a canvas tote bag.
Practical, eco-friendly, and durable, everyone needs a canvas tote! Whether you're popping to the shops or heading out for a birthday party, you can use yours for every occasion.
But with so much use, your tote is bound to become dirty. Instead of just throwing it away, be more eco-conscious and learn how to clean it instead.
Follow our guide on how to clean a canvas bags to make sure yours lasts a lifetime.
How to Clean a Canvas Bag Quickly
Can you wash a tote bag quickly? Definitely! Most of the time the dirt on your canvas bag isn't everywhere, so you just need to spot clean it.
To do this, simply mix together a little bit of liquid detergent with some lukewarm water. Make sure you don't use hot water as this could cause the color on your bag to run. Dip a clean, soft cloth in the solution and rinse it out.
Dap at the mark with the solution. You may need to soak your cloth and go over the dirty area a few times before it's completely clean. Rinse with a small amount of cold water and your bag should look as good as new!
If you're in a rush, dry your back with a hairdryer on the coolest setting.
How to Wash a Canvas Bag Thoroughly
If you're wondering how to wash canvas bags that need are pretty filthy, here's a step-by-step guide:
- Remove everything from inside your bag
- Shake out any dirt and use a lint roller to pick off any excess that sticks to the bag
- Dip a clean cloth in a solution of liquid detergent and water before wiping down the whole bag
- If your bag can be, submerge it completely in the water for a thorough clean
- Leave it to air dry
If you're worried about the color running on your bag, do a spot test first. Clean a small area inside your bag and dip it in a little water to test the material.
Cleaning White and Natural Canvas Totes
If you're wondering how to clean a canvas bag that's white or natural colored, your job becomes a lot easier! If there aren't any parts that could be ruined in the washing machine, simply pop it in and put it on a gentle cycle with normal detergent.
You can also use a natural bleach to get out any stains and make sure your whites shine!
A Wardrobe of Clean Totes
Anyone who owns one should know how to clean a canvas bag. When they're used frequently they can quickly become dirty, but frequent cleaning will help them last longer and look better.
You can also take a look at our previous article on how to clean your canvas tote bags as well.
For more tips about your canvas tote bags, check out our FAQ section today!