DecoArt SoSoft Fabric Metallic Paint is the softest fabric acrylic on the market. It stays bright, bold and it does not feel like you are wearing cardboard. This paint will not crack, peel, or harden. Yes, it is washing - machine safe. Throw it in there and enjoy your custom creation. Allow to dry for 48-72 hours and then wash inside-out on the gentle cycle. This fabric paint is tested for excellence on fabric, faux leather, leather and canvas.