I also have a 6 kg max load machine. I recently took mine to the cleaners cos I didn´t think it´d fit at home.
But, your situation is different . Why don´t you give it a go in your machine, and if it doesn´t fit or comes out not smelling very nice, you can dry it off and take it to the professionals later. I´m sure you won´t do any damage to the machine, it just won´t clean as well as it could.
Well, I managed to get it in but don't think I'll be able to get it out. It is a very tight squeeze. Perhaps I'll wait till DP comes home and if he says it's ok, then the blame can fall squarely on his shoulders. And I will adhere to the first rule of mumsnet. You DO NOT talk abot mumsnet. Nobody need ever know.
Sheesh, I'm so bored today I'm starting to lose the plot
He's fine now, thank you. He was a little frightened afterwards but soon perked up and is getting into mischief again. It's nap time now so I'm also going to have a little lie down before the school run. I'll update later on the next chapter in this scintillating saga.
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