I have a *dumb* question for you all. Since we we sometimes talk about domesticated stuff here.
I just bought a couple new pillows. The labels say they are machine washable and have a symbol for gentle cycle/cold water.
Never in all my years have ever heard of or attempted to put a pillow in a washing machine. The weekly steam clean in the dryer on high is one thing, but to actually put it in the washing machine?? Has anyone ever done this? Do they turn out all lumpy and soggy, and you can never quite get the stuffing to lay smoothly again? Do they get stinky? Do they take forever to dry afterwards? Do they yellow? Have you ever had the casing tear in the wash and end up with stuffing all over the place?
Ok, that's more than a question. But I'm just totally unfamiliar with a washable pillow and i need trusted advice. Putting pillows in the washing machine just seems so contrary to everything I've ever done.