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Problem with ironing twill
RETTWINS
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Date: 12/16/12 1:45 PM

I am making a jacket from 100% cotton twill. When I iron this fabric occasionally it creates a few shiny streaks in the cloth. I have tried with steam and without. I have tried different settings on the iron. Nothing seems to change this problem. I tried ironing on the wrong side of the fabric but when the streaks appear, they appear on both sides. Help! How can I flatten this fabric without creating the shiny streaks.
DebbyS

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In reply to RETTWINS

Date: 12/16/12 1:47 PM

Use a press cloth and the lowest iron setting that is effective.

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Debby

272.5 yards in stash on 12/3/2015
63.5 yards sewn
25 yards purchased
234 yards as of 1/31/2016

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Date: 12/16/12 4:00 PM

I recommend a silk organza press cloth. It can take high heat and you can see through it...a big bonus. Good luck.

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Stash: 197 yds. @ 01.07.16

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