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Thread: washing placemats

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    Member twogeebs's Avatar
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    When you wash your placemats or table runners and they get all wrinkled, do you iron them. Because I thought you were not suppose to iron anything quilted, but they don't look very nice. Any advice!

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    I ironed mine.

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    I definitely iron.

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    I machine wash them, then toss them into the dryer. When they come out of the dryer, I smooth them and they look fine.

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    I would iron them.

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    I iron all of mine with no problem.

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    You know, last time I washed a wall hanging and noticed it was more wrinkly than I liked, I peeked over my shoulder, gazed quickly around the room, saw no one was watching, and I IRONED it! Looked just fine and nobody knew. :mrgreen:

    Jan in VA

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    Member twogeebs's Avatar
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    Thanks everyone! I'm going to try and iron mine.

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    I don't iron my own placemats. The only ones I have are ones that I made but I hate ironing. I only sort-of enjoy pressing when I am actually making something.

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    Go ahead and iron them, but don't let the quilt police catch you :wink:

    If you used poly fabrics or batting don't set the iron on cotton.

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