How to wash a Smiggle Backpack
May 24, 2022
We all know how hard it can be to keep school backpacks clean, especially when they are used every day and are constantly being thrown around at school and left on the floor. But don't worry, we've got you covered!
Here is a quick and easy guide on how to wash a Smiggle backpack.
What you will need:
- 1/4 cup of laundry / washing powder
- A clean toothbrush or soft bristle brush
- A soft cloth
- Warm water
Instructions - How to wash a Smiggle Backpack:
1. Begin by mixing together your laundry detergent or powder into a bowl.
2. Next, use the toothbrush to scrub away any dirt or stains from the backpack. Focus on any areas that seem particularly dirty.
3. Once you have scrubbed the backpack, dunk it into the bowl of soapy water and let it soak for a few minutes (or longer if particularly stained).
4. After it has soaked, use a soft cloth to wipe away any remaining soap or dirt from the backpack and rinse the backpack off with warm water
5. Finally, let the backpack air dry. Make sure to allow enough time before the backpack needs to be used again.
And that's it! Your Smiggle backpack is now as clean as new and ready to be enjoyed again.
Note: For the grown ups you may also wish to read our guide on How to wash a Patagonia Backpack
What is a Smiggle backpack?
A Smiggle backpack is a backpack made by the Australian stationary company, Smiggle. The backpacks are known for their colorful designs and patterns for kids.
Can you wash Smiggle bags?
Yes, you can wash Smiggle bags using a mild laundry detergent and a soft brush. You can follow our instructions above for the specific instructions.
We recommend hand washing Smiggle bags and backpacks (as opposed to using a washing machine) to avoid any damage especially on the more delicate designs.
How often should you wash your Smiggle backpack?
You should wash your Smiggle backpack at least once a school term. You might find it easier to schedule a good clean during long weekends or the school holidays.
If required, it might be a good idea to spot clean it more often in between washes if the backpack becomes stained.
We hope you found this quick guide on washing your Smiggle backpack helpful. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.