I am Wrinkled, Let Me Fluff for 15

United States
April 18, 2016 6:20am CST
When I go to bed at night I toss a load of clothes in the dryer. Wake in the morning and fluff them to get the wrinkles out. I do have an iron. Not sure where it is hiding though. The last time I used it was 5 years ago. Why use an iron when you can fluff? LOL
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@jaboUK (55157)
• United Kingdom
18 Apr 16
I wish it was so easy to get rid of our own wrinkles I have a girl who comes in to do my cleaning and ironing - yaay me!
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• Greece
18 Apr 16
I often wish I had a tumble dryer but I really can't justify the expense when the sun dries the clothes so quickly. However my towels would benefit from a nice fluff up.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I hang my towels and sheets out to dry in the summer months. They get a quick fluff to get rid of the pollen and to also soften them up a bit.
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@marlina (80846)
• Canada
4 May 16
@jaboUK, I wish I had someone coming and doing the stuff that I hate doing.
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@LadyDuck (189523)
• Switzerland
18 Apr 16
I am an iron maniac, I love to iron my clothes, t-shirts, napkins, bed sheets... everything.
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• Greece
18 Apr 16
I love ironing too but I don't iron underwear and socks anymore. They do just as well with a firm folding.
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@jaboUK (55157)
• United Kingdom
18 Apr 16
@41CombedaleRoad Socks? Surely you never ironed socks?
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• United States
18 Apr 16
@LadyDuck I had a client who requested that I do some ironing for her. She asked me if I knew how to use an iron. I rolled my eyes at that one. My grandmother took in other people's ironing to make extra money. We loved to help her out. She taught us early how to use the sprinkle bottle and iron out the clothes. That was in the good old days when everything was hung out on the line to dry.
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@marlina (80846)
• Canada
18 Apr 16
I take my clothes off the dryer as soon as they are dried and hang them and fold them right away. I don't like to iron either.
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@LadyDuck (189523)
• Switzerland
18 Apr 16
I do the same but then I use the iron.
• United States
18 Apr 16
If I catch the dryer in time, I too hang them right up. However, when I put them in and forget about them, I fluff them up.
@Jessicalynnt (47878)
• Centralia, Missouri
18 Apr 16
I hate ironing, I would much rather do what you did and have found it works better with a bit of damp in there, like a clean damp wash cloth
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I have used a damp hand towel or washcloth too.
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• Centralia, Missouri
18 Apr 16
@ElusiveButterfly seems to help, like the lazy man's steaming
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• United States
19 Apr 16
@Jessicalynnt when it comes to dewrinkling cloth of any type, I will do whatever gets the job done. Um, even washed a load on a short cycle and started over. LOL
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@CRK109 (14374)
• United States
18 Apr 16
My iron has been missing for years. I was sure I'd find it while packing to move, but it never showed up. So I have no iron. And I'm not sure I should buy one or not. As time goes on, I'll see if I really, REALLY need one! lol
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• United States
19 Apr 16
You could probably go to a Goodwill or other thrift shop and get it for cheap.
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@CRK109 (14374)
• United States
19 Apr 16
@ElusiveButterfly That's true, I hadn't thought of that! Well, time will let me know if fluffing is good enough for me. I suspect it just might be. :)
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• United States
19 Apr 16
@CRK109 I find no need for mine. But, you know if I ever got rid of it I would need to have one!
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• United States
18 Apr 16
For really bad wrinkles I found just steaming them out in the bathroom is better
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I have done that too. Also have a steamer that I use on curtains.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
@ElusiveButterfly never bothered with my curtains, in fact I think I haven't washed them now for about two years !
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• United States
18 Apr 16
@enlightenedpsych2 I wash them in the spring and fall.
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@peavey (16876)
• United States
18 Apr 16
I actually enjoy ironing. It reminds me of "back home" when we woud kick off our shoes, turn the radio on and drink iced tea while we ironed everything, it seemed. Good times.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
The last time I had to iron clothes for a client, it was 90 degrees and humid. The sweat was pouring off me. Not a lot of fun.
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@peavey (16876)
• United States
19 Apr 16
@ElusiveButterfly Nope, that wouldn't be fun!
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• United States
19 Apr 16
@peavey that made me despise ironing even more.
@just4him (133075)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
18 Apr 16
I don't iron either, though I thought I would need to this past Christmas when I made pillows for my family. The letters were all iron on. I used fabric glue instead. When I got my iron down from the shelf I had to get all the dust off it from years of accumulation. Now it's accumulating dust again.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
When I am sewing I use it more often to press out the seams. Haven't sewn in a while either.
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@just4him (133075)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
19 Apr 16
@ElusiveButterfly Other than the pillows I made everyone at Christmas, I haven't done that either in years.
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@DianneN (92660)
• United States
18 Apr 16
I iron everything, including sheets!
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• United States
18 Apr 16
Some like to do it, some don't. I have to say there is some satisfaction in getting a cotton shirt looking quite crisp after ironing it. Glad I don't have any to iron. LOL
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@DianneN (92660)
• United States
18 Apr 16
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@jstory07 (72506)
• Roseburg, Oregon
21 Apr 16
I do the same thing and than take them out and hang them on hangers.
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• United States
21 Apr 16
Most of our clothes are hung on hangers. Hubby's jean are kept in the dresser. They are too heavy to hang up.
@db20747 (11488)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
19 Apr 16
My Great grams used to iron pillow cases. Thank goodness for permanent press. Who has time.
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• United States
19 Apr 16
I so agree.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I haven't ironed anything in quite a long time. No sure where my iron is either Thank goodness for fluffing!
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I think mine is at the bottom of the linen closet, hidden in the back of the steamer.
@amadeo (78951)
• United States
18 Apr 16
You got that right.Fluff it.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
When I am at a client's home and have to go to the laundry mat, it is a pain in the butt to time it just right to be there when the dryer stops. One client insisted I iron all of her clothes. Ugh. There wasn't even a wrinkle to be seen.
@marguicha (106599)
• Chile
18 Apr 16
I don´t have a dryer. I gave it away to my eldest daughter several years ago. I live alone and wash when there is sun. I wash during the day, one load a day, and set it to dry after ironing it with my hands. I have an iron somewhere, but I don´t use it.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I would be lost without my washer and dryer.
@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
18 Apr 16
I have never liked Ironing and now I don't have to anymore as the Children are grown up so no more School Uniforms to iron
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• United States
18 Apr 16
I ironed my childrens clothing when needed. Most of the clothes I had for them was wash and wear.
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@toniganzon (53706)
• Philippines
18 Apr 16
Great idea! I probably should tell our helper this so we won't have to pay a high electric bill from using the iron all the time.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
The electric bill will most likely be just as high to put the dryer back on to fluff the clothes.
@GardenGerty (105558)
• United States
18 Apr 16
Irons are only for sewing and crafting. I know where a couple are if I get to do such things. Otherwise sometimes the curling iron will work.
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• United States
18 Apr 16
LOL, never thought about the curling iron. That is a good idea!
@Lucky15 (33669)
• Philippines
19 Apr 16
Hahaha. I can relate with that. Like i spent more time.ironing
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