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Date: 8/24/12 11:53 AM
Just found out my dog is highly allergic to dust mites and I have been told to ditch all my beautiful dog beds! If I could find a fabric resistant to dust mite migration I could enclose the stuffing and just launder the covers.
Anyone know where I might look for this fabric? Thanks.
If you google dust mite matress cover you will find a variety of products. Hot water wash and high heat can kill them.
I have an allergy to them but it is actually the dust mite poop that is the problem. As I understand it best results are achieved by ridding your home of carpet, drapes, and fabric upholstered furniture. Perfection is impossible.
Thanks so very much for your recommendations. I ordered two king-size sheets from Vermont Country Store as they were by far the least expensive at $30 each. My Airedale, Roxy, thanks her sewing friends for their help!
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