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How to Fold Abaya?

Many Middle Eastern women dress traditionally in the abaya. It is more than simply a piece of clothing. It represents grace and humility. To guarantee that your gown stays in perfect shape, you must know how to fold abaya correctly for storage and maintenance.

Here's a simple step-by-step tutorial on how to fold abaya.

Prerequisite to Abaya Folding

Your abaya must be wrinkle-free and clean before you start folding. Please check for wrinkles or folds by laying it flat on a spotless surface, such as a table or bed.

Fold the Abaya

  • The abaya's sleeves should first be folded inward towards the body. Make sure the sleeves are perfectly positioned along the abaya's sides.
  • The abaya should then be folded in half towards the centre. Folding farther will help create a streamlined form and avoid needless bulges.
  • Ensure the abaya's hem is even when you fold the bottom upward. This will help maintain the garment's length and form.
  • After folding the bottom, fold the abaya in half lengthwise to form a rectangle. As you fold, smooth down any creases or lumps to guarantee a tidy finish.

How to Store Your Abaya?

  • The easiest way to keep your abaya wrinkle-free and in form is to hang it up in your wardrobe if you have enough room. Use a cushioned hanger to prevent the shoulders from straining.
  • You may also carefully fold your abaya and store it in a drawer if you don't need to hang it. To prevent creasing, be sure to fold it as flat as possible.
  • To minimise creases and damage to your abaya, keep your wardrobe and drawers open when folding or hanging clothes.

Advice on Abaya Maintenance

  • When spills or stains appear, spot clean your abaya to keep it looking new between washes. Dab the afflicted area with a soft cloth and a mild detergent.
  • To remove creases from your abaya, use a garment steamer rather than ironing, which can harm delicate textiles. This more delicate process guarantees the form and quality of your abaya.
  • To avoid fading and fabric damage, store your abaya out of direct sunlight in an excellent, dry location while not in use.

The Bottom Line

Learning how to fold abaya can help you maintain its excellent condition. Doing so guarantees that you always seem put together and professional. You can fold your abaya confidently and simply by following these easy steps, keeping its beauty intact for many years.

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