What is Wax canvas?
Wax Canvas is a dyed cotton canvas naturally waterproofed using water repellency from non-toxic, non-hazardous wax.
What is so unique about waxed canvas?
Wax is mixed in with the woven fibers to create a waterproof barrier ideal for jackets and bags. The wax repels water, as it beads up to sit on the fabric's surface.
Waxed canvas cleaning tips:
Shake or brush off dirt, sand or any other abrasive material. For small spots, use cold water and mild soap, and a sponge or brush. With a little soap, gently massage the spotted surface. Rinse with a sponge and cold water. Let the product air dry.
Tips for sewing with waxed canvas:
Get some tips for sewing with waxed canvas here.
Fabric cracks, scratches, wrinkles and creases are a natural part of this fabric’s character as it ages and patinas.
Fabric wax coating can be renewed and reapplied using commercially available products like Otterwax.