Acrylic is synthetic in its construction. Therefore, it is best advised for a machine wash. Use a warm wash cycle with fabric softener.
Dry cleaning is the best option, when it comes to cleaning and maintaining cashmere. Apart from this, hand-washing the fabric with wool-special liquid is preferable. Just remember not to iron or machine-dry. And avoid hanging it, as it will lose its shape.
Maintaining cotton is very simple. It can be washed in a machine and tossed in a dryer. Just make sure you match the right water temperature to the color type. Use hot water for Whites and Cold water for Colored ones.
Leather / Suede
Leather being a premium fabric should always be bathed in warm water and washed with soap. And as far as suede is concerned, it is recommended to use a suede protector to keep your shoes water repellant. You can also clean the fabric by washing it with wool detergent or scrubbing it with a suede brush.
Linens are known for their cool nature in hot and warm weather. Therefore, like cotton it is also washing machine-friendly and should be washed with chlorine-free bleach in warm water.
Nylons are rugged, machine-washable, moisture-resistant, and suited for cleaning in either warm or cold water. Always use a low heat setting in the dryer to prevent wrinkling.
You can clean polyester clothing more or less the same way you clean nylon, although a warm wash cycle is ideal. For drying, be sure to use a low-heat setting.
Silks are delicate. So, it is requires dry cleaning. However, you can hand wash silk with warm water and a mild detergent. Some silk garments can even be cleaned using a washing machine's delicate cycle.
If you want to clean rayon fabrics, you are either going to have to get it dry-cleaned or wash it in cold water and let it air dry.