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Old 10-29-2009, 03:56
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Default wrinkles and kinks in tulle??

DH didn't realize he put a bunch of Christmas gifts on top of some tutus I made... one in particular became really wrinkly and kinked.... I love the crisp look right off the roll.... any idea how to fix the problem? I figure ironing will just melt it... maybe steam? what would you do? How do you store your tutus? TIA!
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:01
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Default Re: wrinkles and kinks in tulle??

Just put it in the bathroom and turn the bath or shower on hot!! Makes them look good as new.
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Old 10-29-2009, 06:26
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Default Re: wrinkles and kinks in tulle??

Hang it up for a few day and straighten it with your fingers as much as possible. It helps a little. I've only made one so I haven't tried any other techniques.
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Default Re: wrinkles and kinks in tulle??

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Just put it in the bathroom and turn the bath or shower on hot!! Makes them look good as new.
leave it for about 10-15 minutes and then run your fingers through it to "comb" it out. i do this and send a "how-to" with all my tutus. works perfectly! tulle is a very forgiving material.
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Old 10-29-2009, 09:26
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Default Re: wrinkles and kinks in tulle??

I put mine in the bathroom, too! It works so well & is very easy. I have ironed a couple, though. I just put some fabric over it & went very quickly. The tulle did fine - no melting.
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Just wanted to ditto the bathroom trick. I have even done this with bolt tulle that I found stuffed into ziplock baggies from 6 months ago. Works like a charm!
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