(Closed) Ironing. Fail.

posted 7 years ago in Home
Post # 3
Hostess
18644 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

My husband irons his own clothes so you don’t fail too badly lol.

Post # 4
Member
14496 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Have you thought about buying a steamer?  I used to iron all the time, but now I am in love with my steamer.  Easier and faster to use.

Post # 6
Member
3012 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

James laughed at me when I asked him to iron my work pants.  But that’s because I secretly was being too lazy.  I find it annoying though to have to iron.  I would look into a steamer as well.  It’s awesomesauce.

Post # 7
Member
1641 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Next time, save the creases for last! Do the top part first (pockets, waist area), then the “large” leg area last.

Steamers can be good, too, but probably won’t help with creases much.

Or…buy “no iron” pants…I couldn’t live without them. HATE ironing!

Post # 9
Member
1488 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I can only iron shirts for some reason. Fiance is the same way. Any pants that may need to be ironed automatically go to the dry cleaners so we don’t have to worry about them.

Post # 10
Member
1555 posts
Bumble bee

I suck at being a dish-washing wife…well, girlfriend. Today I was doing dishes, turned on the garbage disposal and in went the metal mixer things. Now they are all smooshed. Fail.

As for ironing, this is why I steam things. Those steamers, they work!

Post # 11
Member
629 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My fiance irons his own clothes…and mine.  I’m HORRIBLE at it.  I appreciate him.  Laughing

Post # 12
Member
2008 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Um, yeah.  J does all of the ironing in our house.  Don’t feel too bad, you’re definitely not alone!

Post # 13
Member
3601 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

I hate ironing, because I can never find a left-handd iron! It’s soooo awkward to iron with my right hand.

Post # 14
Member
5118 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Even though I’m the laundry guru in our house, I hate ironing. Mr.ND didn’t even know how to turn the iron on, though, so I think I’ll be doing the ironing – or the dry cleaners will.

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