Let’s talk about fabric pilling: what causes pilling (lint balls), how to remove pilling from clothes and how to prevent it. It’s not unusual to have a black pair of pants, coming out of the washer and to your surprise, they don’t look as black as they used to! They are full of white fuzzy spots! What is THAT? I have heard many terms describing this. So I researched; the phenomenon is known under the name of “fabric pilling”, or “lint”, or simply “fuzz balls” because this is what it looks like. So, in this article, I will show you many ways to remove lint from clothes using commercial products and regular household items.