Toys whose outer fabric is made from textiles and stuffed with soft material are known as soft stuffed toys.
Toys in the form of animals and consisting of soft material and covered with plush are known as plush toys.
They mean the same and they have no differences. Soft stuffed toys are toys that contain soft fabric. The word plushie is commonly used to refer to soft toys. They have smooth fur-like material on the outside while their inside is filled with cotton.
A synthetic fiber called polyester is the most common toy filling at present.
Cotton is the most commonly used material other materials like upholstery fabric, fur, corduroy, fleece, and velvet are also used in the making of soft stuffed toys.
The word plush is derived from the French word peluche which is a fabric having a cut nap or pile as fustian or velvet. The soft material is mostly manufactured from fibers such as polyester.
It is recommended that soft stuffed toys should be cleaned once a month to remove the dust that is accumulated on the surface.
Yes. Dust mites are invisible to the naked eye and they are mainly found in pillows and mattresses. One of the methods recommended to kill the dust mites is to heat water and then place the soft stuffed toy in it. In case the soft stuffed toy cannot be washed place the soft stuffed toy in a plastic bag in the freezer for 24 hours.
Soft stuffed toys can be washed in the washing machine by using the gentle cycle available on your washing machine. They can also be washed manually by using a mild detergent. Disinfectants can also be used in the washing process but care should be taken to see that the disinfectant is safe for whites and colored fabrics.