Press press press all the way!!!
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I like the wrinkled look... it also hides any minor "mistakes"
never have ironed after it was totally finished and out of the washer/dryer.
IF i hve enought fabric left over,i like to make a pillow case to keep them in.
I never iron after completed. They go in the washer then the dryer until dry, then off to whoever they were made for. I iron while piecing.
Iron as I go, but wash and dry when finished. Love the soft look and feel when it's washed.
Originally Posted by susanwilley
This is what I do also...love that comfy look after it comes out of the dryer. Never even thought about ironing it after it came out of the dryer. Just shake it out a bit and it is perfect.
Great idea!Originally Posted by watterstide
I give mine a good pressing before I quilt it and then wash it.
i press, press, press while constructing a quilt- there is little chance it is wrinkled when finished- but i have had customers bring me quilt tops to quilt that I have to tell them it needs to be pressed before it is quilted....if you want it nice, smooth and beautiful it needs to start that way. if you quilted a quilt that was all wrinkled it will have puckers, creases and not look so good
I don't press after quilted either. It can make the batting stiff if it is a poly or poly blend.
I always thought the longarm quilters wanted them ironed. By the time I get done wallowing one around to get it finished its a wrinkled mess.