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To Press or Not to Press? How to Iron Finished Quilts

Old 08-17-2014, 04:27 AM
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http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/08/...itialPage=true

there are some good tips here
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Old 08-17-2014, 08:33 AM
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This is great tips. Saved the page!
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Old 08-18-2014, 04:24 AM
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I don't press finished quilts. I like the way they look after washing.
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Old 08-18-2014, 06:05 AM
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I have never ironed a finished quilt. Why would you want to?
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Old 08-18-2014, 03:40 PM
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I always pre wash fabric ,then iron. When the quilt is finished I wash it by hand and line dry it, I don't iron again. Try to do it on a breezy day. Doesn't get many wrinkles. I prefer a little wrinkle as it give that antique look.
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Yep...but when you gift a quilt, the recipient may iron. Great to provide appropriate care instructions.
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Old 08-18-2014, 04:20 PM
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Most of the people I know don't even own an iron!
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Old 08-18-2014, 07:50 PM
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I like to press my mini and small quilts when I'm finished. On large quilts, I press the binding when done with the hand stitching. I feel it gives a finished appearance especially when you give the quilt away.
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Originally Posted by Nammie to 7 View Post
Most of the people I know don't even own an iron!
LOL or know how to use one!
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Old 08-19-2014, 01:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Nammie to 7 View Post
Most of the people I know don't even own an iron!
My grandkids once asked me what my iron was... LOL
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