SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Fabulous Fit
Fabulous Fit

Forum > Fabrics and more... > Fold creases in crinkle taffeta ( Moderated by CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Fold creases in crinkle taffeta
Did not wash out
stirwatersblue
star
stirwatersblue  Friend of PR
Kansas USA
Member since 12/13/08
Posts: 5376
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 8/9/13 5:07 PM

Anyone have suggestions for removing set-in fold marks? I bought some crinkle taffeta (100% poly) curtain panels to use as yardage for a costume skirt, and even after machine washing, the creases are still there. I've never encountered that before! I'm a little reluctant to try pressing them out, as I'm pretty sure the fabric won't take the amount of heat these wrinkles would require to remove... but perhaps the collective experience of PR says differently?

Ideas?

Thanks!!

------
~Gem in the prairie

Tarrbaby
Tarrbaby  Friend of PR
Member since 10/28/06
Posts: 274
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 8/10/13 9:14 AM

Garment steamer? Hang up in bathroom for awhile to take advantage of steamy shower?

------
Dawn T.

stirwatersblue
star
stirwatersblue  Friend of PR
Kansas USA
Member since 12/13/08
Posts: 5376
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 8/11/13 12:48 PM

Soaking overnight in hot water and Orvus has had no effect. A costuming friend suggested steam pressing with a 1:3 mixture of vinegar:water in my spritzer bottle. That sounds horrible (I can't stand the smell of vinegar!), but if it works....

(I would hope that eventually the wrinkles would *fall* out, thanks to gravity, since these are curtain panels, but I don't really intend to wear the skirt every day. ;))

------
~Gem in the prairie

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Fabrics and more... >> Fold creases in crinkle taffeta

Merchants on PR

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

Elliott Berman Textiles


Fabrics for Greater Ideas
Deals!

O! Jolly! Shop


Sweater Knit Fabrics
Web site

Amulet Swim Fabrics


Poly/PBT swimwear fabric
Web site

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Perfectly Fitted Shirt
Perfectly Fitted Shirt

Class Details

Online Class
Bust Adjustments
Bust Adjustments

Class Details

Sewing Workshop Siena & Cortona Shirts

Sewing Workshop Siena & Cortona Shirts

Pattern Details
Petite Plus Patterns Yoked Blouse

Petite Plus Patterns Yoked Blouse

Pattern Details
Kitschy Coo Lady Skater Dress

photo
by: wingamajig

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.