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to rewash clothes to save me ironing them

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GROOVEYCHICK Thu 25-Oct-12 13:29:22

i only just realised that if i get everything out of tumble dryer ,smooth and hang up it does not need ironing ..
should i rewash basket and save ironing or iron it ?
i know im lazy but had migraine for 3 days so not done much .

valiumredhead Thu 25-Oct-12 13:30:26

Re wash - I never iron, that's why I have a drier.

TeeBee Thu 25-Oct-12 13:33:46

Why rewash? Can't you just put it back in the tumbledrier for 10 minutes?

Paiviaso Thu 25-Oct-12 13:38:06

YABU to rewash, how wasteful.

You can put them back into the drier briefly, or hang them in the bathroom when you are having a hot shower.

MrsKeithRichards Thu 25-Oct-12 13:40:54

Get a skooshy bottle of water, dampen them and tumble.

Startailoforangeandgold Thu 25-Oct-12 13:42:26

Anything to avoid ironinggrin

laurenamium Thu 25-Oct-12 14:24:20

You don't need to rewash! Just put them back in the dryer! I've ironed twice in the last 18 months grin

WelshMaenad Thu 25-Oct-12 15:34:57

Just put them in the dryer with a few damp flannels.

MrsTerryPratchett Thu 25-Oct-12 15:40:52

Second the damp flannels. It will only take a few minutes. I never iron.

MyDonkeysAZombie Thu 25-Oct-12 16:00:23

You poor thing, your migraine wipes you out for 3 days and here's the ironing mountain facing you, where's the justice.

MyDonkeysAZombie Thu 25-Oct-12 16:01:07

I don't get them myself but my mum used to suffer.

CajaDeLaMemoria Thu 25-Oct-12 16:06:09

Do you not even iron shirts?

My OH has five shirts, and I seem to spend my life ironing them. They are all bizarre mixes of silk and cotton too, with fancy instructions - iron on cool for about three and a half hour type shirts.

Would washing and hanging them up be good enough?

Floggingmolly Thu 25-Oct-12 16:09:53

Put them back in the dryer. Do you know, that never even occurred to me, and I don't consider myself particularly thick. My life should be slightly easier from now on... grin

Salmotrutta Thu 25-Oct-12 16:16:43

<sneaks out to surreptitiously sling everest sized large pile of ironing in the tumble dryer>

<cultivates innocent look>

PolterGoose Thu 25-Oct-12 16:19:50

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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