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No iron school shirts?

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Hullabalooo Fri 25-May-18 14:27:12

My DC starts school in September and I've just realised how many shirts he'll need given what a Tasmanian devil he is. I hate ironing and almost never do it. Most of my clothes don't need it.

It probably sounds lazy but I'm a self employed full time working single parent so am trying to cut down on any extra house work for me come September.

Is there such a thing as a no iron shirt to buy to manage this or is this just wishful thinking? I'd appreciate suggestions.

UnderthePalms Fri 25-May-18 14:31:13

Marks non iron are good.

Hullabalooo Mon 28-May-18 18:09:17

Thank you

unintentionalthreadkiller Mon 28-May-18 20:23:27

Yep, m and s or Asda, buy five.

Usuallytootiredbuthappyanyway Mon 28-May-18 20:24:59

And, silly as it sounds, don’t ever iron them! It ruins the non iron finish on them.

elephantoverthehill Mon 28-May-18 20:27:28

Marks non iron are good but need to be tumble dried ideally.

Hullabalooo Wed 30-May-18 17:53:29

Good advice thank you. I don't have a tumble drier. Best get one!

UnderthePalms Wed 30-May-18 18:10:19

I don't have a tumble drier. I wash Marks non iron shirts on the easy iron setting on the washing machine and put them on a hanger and shake it and leave it to dry like that. Works well

Hullabalooo Sun 03-Jun-18 12:52:05

@underthepalms brilliant! Thanks loads

UnderthePalms Sun 03-Jun-18 13:19:39

Just checked and the setting on our washing machine is called Reduced ironing. It leaves it damper but fairly crease free

Hullabalooo Wed 06-Jun-18 21:16:21

Fab. Such a relief.

mummabearfoyrbabybears Wed 06-Jun-18 21:34:27

Can he wear polo shirts? My primary child has cotton polo shirts for his uniform. The older three all wear Marks non iron and they're great as pp said.

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