Pillow Care Instructions Visit Our Shop Should your pillow cover require cleaning we recommend hand washing with a mild water based upholstery cleaner to prevent any damage. The use of a white terry cloth is suggested to prevent the transfer of color onto the pillow cover while cleaning. Avoid using hot water as this can cause damage to the velvet texture. Once the cleaning process is complete, allow the pillow cover to air dry. the removal of lint or other small particles, we reccomend a inexpensive upholstery brush. We would be happy to recommend a product.