Ironing pleated clothing is something that many people are apprehensive of. While a few aren't really aware of the right method to do it, others find it quite difficult. But the truth is ironing pleated clothing only seems difficult. In this blog, we are going to give you a step-by-step guide to iron pleats correctly.
Proper fabric care is important especially when it comes to sophisticated clothing. Whether it be pants or skirts, having them ironed correctly lends a proper feel to these clothing and make you look sharp. When not ironed properly, the crisp look is not achieved and hence beats the whole purpose of wearing clothing with pleats.
The following tips will help you iron pleats with ease:
Turn on your cloth iron and set it appropriately for your fabric type.
If you are using a steam iron, fill it with water. If not, then keep a water-spray bottle handy.
Fold the pleats properly and iron over the arranged pleats in a top-to-bottom motion.
Then separate the pleats and run the iron up the material beneath the pleats.
Redo Step 3 so you can emphasize the intentional folds in the pleats with the iron.
Remember to work on each pleat at a time until you are done.
For skirts, iron the waistband first so you don't mess up the ironed pleats later.
For pants, you may want to iron any pocket lining first.
Also, make sure you are ironing one leg of the pants at a time.
Prevent using too much force for some sensitive materials or else they would leave irregular marks.
If the garment is a delicate one, then cover it with a thin, damp cloth to prevent any damage.
When you are done ironing, hang the item to keep the pleats hanging straight.
Following these easy steps, will get you perfectly-ironed pleats every time. When you are running through a large load of clothes it can get hot, monotonous, tedious and frustrating. It’s the last thing you would want to do in your free time but if you do it skillfully, it can be quite easily done.
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