Why Bleach And Silk Don't Mix
You have likely seen warnings about not using bleach when washing silks. But why? I wanted to see what would really happen when you put bleach and silk together. So, I put bleach into a jar and then dropped in a 100% silk scrap. In 21 minutes, that fabric was reduced to floaters. Click on any thumbnail to see the larger image.
There is a linen comparison below so you can see how linen fares with the same process.
Now Let's Do the Same Thing With Linen
Since the Linen doesn't have the same excitement, there just aren't as many images.