How hot does an iron have to get to press clothes?

Answer The temperature range on most irons is 180 degrees F to 550 degrees F. For heavy cottons and linens the highest setting--500 degrees F to 550 degrees F--should be used. Wool should be ironed at 450... Read More »

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What is an iron press cloth?

Pressing your own clothes is a good way to save money. Sending your laundry to the cleaners so that it comes back neatly on hangers is unnecessary, even if you don't own a steam iron. All you need ... Read More »

Can you iron or press velvet ribbon?

Velvet may be restored or refreshed with a hot iron and wet sponge, according to The velvet ribbon should be saturated with a wet sponge, then ironed lightly and quickly with a h... Read More »

How can I press a shirt without an iron?

I'm thinking maybe you should just wear a different shirt. Surely there is one which doesn't need to be ironed, no? If not, just go without a shirt......hey wait! Aren't you a bee right now...... Read More »

What is the Permanent Press Cycle on a Clothes Dryer?

With all the new technology available in home appliances, it is easy to become confused. Many clothes dryers come with a wide variety of settings, but most people probably don't use very many of th... Read More »