* When changing over your closet from one season to the next, give yourself enough time to properly complete the task. Set aside an evening after work or a Saturday or Sunday to get this done. You’ be glad you did
* Examine each garment and repair or mend as needed. If a shirt is missing a button, sew it on. If your boots are scuffed, polish them. If your zipper s broken on your ski jacket, fix it or have the shoe-repair shop replace it. Continue reading »
Surprise! The seasons affect your closet. Those days of hanging your favorite ski parka next to your favorite one-piece bathing suit are over. When you change your closet over to the appropriate season, it allows you to do two things: Continue reading »
3. Iron the cuffs of each sleeve (make sure they are unbuttoned), first the inside and then the outside. Iron each sleeve.
4. Flip the shirt over, place one of the front panels flat on the board, and iron the entire panel. Continue reading »
1. Read the label to find out what type of material the shirt is made of. If it’s cotton, set your iron on high; if it’s a polyester–cotton blend, use a medium setting. If the shirt is made of silk, acetate, polyester, nylon, rayon, or any type of acrylic, use the low setting to avoid scorching or melting. Continue reading »
With the availability of wrinkle-free clothes and the abundance of synthetic fibers, many people think that ironing is a lost art. It is not! There is nothing more unappealing than seeing a person walking down the street in a wrinkled suit, showing up for a job interview in a wrinkled dress, or going on a date with a wrinkled shirt! Continue reading »