Mastering the Art of Washing Faux Fur Cushion Covers

Mastering the Art of Washing Faux Fur Cushion Covers - CoverMyCushion


The importance of proper cleaning for faux fur cushion covers cannot be overstated. Maintaining the luxurious look and feel of faux fur requires special care to ensure the material remains soft, fluffy, and undamaged. In this guide, we'll walk you through the essential steps to clean and care for your faux fur cushion covers.

The Alluring Appeal of Faux Fur Cushion Covers

Faux fur cushion covers are the perfect addition to any home, offering a touch of elegance and warmth. Their soft texture and stylish designs make them an excellent choice for both comfort and décor. To help you find the perfect faux fur cushion covers for your home, we have curated some of our favorite collections and products.

Faux Fur Cushion Covers Collection

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Explore our stunning Faux Fur Cushion Covers Collection to find the perfect match for your home décor (as this Pink Faux Fur Cushion Cover mix with the Duck Egg Blue Faux Fur Cushion Cover). With a variety of colors, patterns, and textures, you're sure to find the perfect cushion covers to complement your style.

Faux Fur Blue Cushion Covers

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Make a statement with our luxurious Faux Fur Blue Cushion Covers. These eye-catching cushion covers are an excellent way to add a pop of color and texture to any room. Made from high-quality faux fur, they are soft, comfortable, and easy to care for.

Preparing to Wash Faux Fur Cushion Covers

Before you start cleaning your faux fur cushion covers, it's essential to prepare them for the washing process. Follow these simple steps to ensure the best results:

Read the Care Label

Always check the care label on your faux fur cushion covers before washing them. The label will provide specific instructions and recommendations for cleaning and maintaining the fabric.

Gather Necessary Supplies

Make sure you have all the required supplies for cleaning your faux fur cushion covers. These may include a mild detergent, a large basin or sink for hand-washing, a washing machine, a soft-bristle brush, and clean towels.

Remove Cushion Inserts

Before washing your faux fur cushion covers, remove the cushion inserts to prevent any damage to the interior padding during the cleaning process.

Step-by-Step Guide to Washing Faux Fur Cushion Covers


Now that you have prepared your faux fur cushion covers, it's time to wash them. There are two primary methods for washing faux fur cushion covers: hand-washing and machine-washing. Choose the method that best suits your needs and the care instructions provided on the label.

Hand-Washing Method

  1. Fill a large basin or sink with lukewarm water and add a small amount of mild detergent.
  2. Submerge the faux fur cushion covers in the soapy water, gently agitating the fabric to remove any dirt or debris.
  3. Allow the cushion covers to soak for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Rinse the cushion covers thoroughly with cool water to remove all soap residue.
  5. Gently squeeze out any excess water, taking care not to twist or wring the fabric, which can damage the faux fur.

Machine-Washing Method

  1. Place the faux fur cushion covers in a washing machine, making sure they are evenly distributed to maintain balance during the washing cycle.
  2. Choose a gentle cycle with cold water and add a mild detergent.
  3. Start the washing cycle, and let the machine complete the entire cycle to ensure the cushion covers are thoroughly cleaned.
  4. Once the cycle is finished, remove the cushion covers from the washing machine immediately to prevent creasing.

Drying Faux Fur Cushion Covers

Proper drying is crucial for maintaining the look and feel of your faux fur cushion covers. Follow these tips to ensure they stay soft and fluffy after washing:

Air-Drying Tips

  1. Lay the cushion covers flat on a clean, dry towel to absorb excess moisture.
  2. Roll up the towel with the cushion covers inside, gently pressing to remove any remaining water.
  3. Unroll the towel and lay the cushion covers flat to air-dry, preferably in a well-ventilated area away from direct sunlight or heat sources, which can damage the faux fur.
  4. Allow the cushion covers to dry completely before reinserting the cushion inserts or using them again.

Fluffing and Brushing Faux Fur

  1. Once the cushion covers are completely dry, use a soft-bristle brush to gently comb the faux fur fibers in the direction of the fur's natural lay.
  2. Fluff the faux fur by gently shaking the cushion covers or using your fingers to separate the fibers, restoring their original volume and softness.

Maintaining Faux Fur Cushion Covers

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One of our favorite mix and match PinkBrown, White and Cream Faux fur Cushion Covers ↑ 


To ensure your faux fur cushion covers continue to look their best, follow these regular care and maintenance tips:

Regular Care Tips

  • Vacuum or shake out the cushion covers regularly to remove dust and debris.
  • Spot clean small stains or spills immediately with a damp cloth and mild detergent, taking care not to saturate the fabric.
  • Rotate and flip the cushion covers periodically to ensure even wear and prevent color fading from sunlight exposure.

Preventing Damage

  • Avoid exposing faux fur cushion covers to excessive heat, as this can cause the fibers to become stiff and brittle.
  • Store faux fur cushion covers in a cool, dry place when not in use, and avoid compressing them to maintain their shape and volume.
  • Keep faux fur cushion covers away from pets that may scratch or chew on the fabric, causing irreversible damage.

Discovering More Cushion Cover Options


Once you've mastered the art of washing and maintaining your faux fur cushion covers, you may be interested in expanding your cushion cover collection. Explore more options to suit your style and preferences:

60x60 and 50x50 Cushion Covers

Discover our beautiful collection of 60x60 cushion covers and 50x50 cushion covers, featuring various styles, colors, and patterns to complement any home décor. These versatile cushion covers make a perfect addition to your living room, bedroom, or patio furniture, adding comfort and style to your space.


In conclusion, properly caring for your faux fur cushion covers is essential to maintain their luxurious appearance and longevity. By following our comprehensive guide on washing, drying, and maintaining faux fur cushion covers, you'll ensure they remain a cozy and stylish addition to your home for years to come. Don't forget to explore our collections of faux fur and 50x50 cushion covers at CoverMyCushion to find the perfect pieces to enhance your living space.

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