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Creases when you fold sheets and tablecloths - how do stop them?

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YouLukaAmazing Tue 09-Jun-09 19:28:40

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thisisyesterday Tue 09-Jun-09 19:30:28

well, thgey'll always have creases where they're folded. I like that though, yhou can tell if something has been ironed if it has nice crisp creases.

badgermonkey Tue 09-Jun-09 19:32:06

I like the creases too - in fact I iron my pillowcases, fold them, then run the iron over the folded ones again so the creases stand out. God, I'm sad! But you could roll them, I suppose?

YouLukaAmazing Tue 09-Jun-09 19:34:17

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YouLukaAmazing Tue 09-Jun-09 19:35:42

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Mumsnut Tue 09-Jun-09 19:40:56

Roll them?

PrincessLayer Tue 09-Jun-09 19:51:03

You iron sheets?


TheMadHouse Tue 09-Jun-09 19:52:02

You roll them or fold them gentle with acid free tissue paper

YouLukaAmazing Tue 09-Jun-09 19:59:18

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Flibbertyjibbet Tue 09-Jun-09 20:00:38

Just put it on the table in question and iron it flat in situ grin

disclaimer - I know nothing of this ironing of table cloths.

I got rid of the last one when ds1 was weaning and would pull the table cloth off. Sheets - I never even knew they could be ironed till I discovered mumsnet wink

YouLukaAmazing Tue 09-Jun-09 20:01:55

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thisisyesterday Tue 09-Jun-09 20:04:49

but even if you roll it surely you'll need to do at least one fold???

if you only roll it once then it'll be really really long won't it??

psychomum5 Tue 09-Jun-09 20:10:38

well, if you crumple into a teeny ball, then the folding lines won;t be noticable will they.

snigger Tue 09-Jun-09 20:16:06

Fold them gently into three, lengthways, then hang them on trouser hangers - doesn't stop the creases completely, but helps.

I can only do this because I ruthlessly commandeer DSD's wardrobe space for tablecloths - Evil StepMotherhood has its own rewards.

YouLukaAmazing Wed 10-Jun-09 12:26:59

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