How Much is a Sewing Machine? Cost vs Quality

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If you’re new to sewing, you may be thinking to yourself: “how much does a sewing machine cost?” This is very common since it can be a pretty big investment for something you’re not 100% sure you want to do. I mean, it seems fun right? But you’ve started things before only to have the … Read more

How to Iron Wool at the Correct Temperature Setting

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Wool is a popular fabric because it’s a natural insulator. It helps maintain the body’s warmth in winter and keeps it cool in summer. It also has excellent absorbency and good elasticity making it super comfortable to wear… but, it is prone to stretching and shining. So to keep it in the best shape possible, … Read more

Top 17 Ironing Tools and Equipment

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Any task, ironing included, is made significantly easier and more pleasurable with the correct tools and accessories. Most people would agree that ironing is not a well-loved chore, but why does it get such a bad rap? The thing that gets most people hot and bothered is that ironing takes too long, and even after … Read more

How Do You Stop Shine When Ironing?

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That “shine” that can occur when ironing, makes clothing, especially darker fabrics, look old and tired. It can happen in seconds and just like that, your favorite shirt is ruined… or is it? It’s a common yet frustrating part of ironing which in most cases, can be completely avoided. There’s more good news… some accidental … Read more

Top 10 Ironing Safety Rules, Tips and Advice

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Ironing your clothes does not ordinarily come with a health and safety warning, but add a forgetful nature, health condition or a toddler to the mix… and you have all the makings of a potential disaster. How to safely manage an iron is pretty much common sense, but under special circumstances, a whole new set … Read more

Does Ironing Kill Bacteria & Viruses? (Incl. Coronavirus)

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Having an active family and a growing 10-year-old son got me wondering if there’s a more effective way to ward off germs, bacteria, and viruses in clothing, without using potentially harmful cleaning products. Does Ironing Kill the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? According to the CDC, we know that cleaning and disinfecting your home and clothing, is an … Read more