White Vinegar Sets Colors
Vinegar works to set colors in fabrics, but you do have to remember to add it to the rinse cycle. Adding about a cup of white vinegar during your washers rinse cycle will help keep your colors from fading and looking old and worn. This method can also be used as a less expensive, natural clothing softener. Don’t worry, the smell washes out.
It’s also a good idea to wash colors inside out, in cold water and try hanging your laundry outside to dry. Nothing smells better than fresh laundry that has been dried in the sunshine 🙂