Downy’s Wrinkle Releaser

August 18, 2016

Downy’s Wrinkle Releaser

Few people like ironing, which is why there’s a multi-million dollar industry around helping people reduce their ironing time. Recently,…

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A Review of an $800 Iron

November 10, 2014

A Review Of An $800 Iron

An $800 iron sounds like a joke. Like John Edwards’ $1,250 haircut, you can imagine a politician getting caught spending money on one and…

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Ten Tips for Ironing Shirts

July 30, 2014

Ten Tips For Ironing Shirts

Most people hate ironing, but I admit to finding a strange pleasure in it. There’s something gratifying about passing a…

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The Unnecessary but Useful</strong><strong> Sleeve Board

June 13, 2013

The Unnecessary but Useful Sleeve Board

Ironing is a pretty simple and straightforward task that only requires an ironing board and iron. However, I’ve found it’s useful to…

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A Cheap Iron

February 22, 2013

A Cheap Iron

A year or two ago, I got inspired to up my ironing game. I read some iron reviews and bought…

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I’m eighteen years behind in my ironing

August 20, 2012

I’m Eighteen Years Behind In My Ironing

I’m eighteen years behind in my ironing. Phyllis Diller

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How to Maintain your Iron

June 21, 2011

How To Maintain Your Iron

After my post yesterday, one of our readers, David, emailed with a helpful note saying any good iron should have…

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Don’t Use Tap Water

June 20, 2011

Don’t Use Tap Water

I have two irons – one that I only fill with distilled or filtered water, and another that I fill…

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Ironing for People Who Like It

May 14, 2011

Ironing For People Who Like It

For the past month, I’ve been using Pierre’s method of ironing, which he demonstrates step by step here. The really…

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The key to ironing was putting the thing you want flat under the iron

April 13, 2011

The Key To Ironing Was Putting The Thing You Want Flat Under The Iron

I jokingly remarked on Twitter earlier today that the key to ironing was putting the thing you want flat under…

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“Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House,”

January 27, 2011

“Home Comforts: The Art And Science Of Keeping House,”

When I was researching the Q&A for episode four of Put This On, I reached for one of my favorite…

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Q and Answer: Wrinkle-Free Shirts?

July 5, 2010

Q And Answer: Wrinkle-Free Shirts?

Dan in Baghdad writes: What is your thought on wrinkle free shirts?  Personally I’m not a big fan:  First, they’re…

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“Ironing techniques by professional craftsmen (shirt)” - プロの職人によるアイロンがけテクニック(ワイシャツ)

March 5, 2010

“Ironing Techniques By Professional Craftsmen (shirt)” – プロの職人によるアイロンがけテクニック(ワイシャツ)

lonelysandwich: This short instructional film showcases unmatchably masterful ironing technique that we’d all do well to learn from, but it’s…

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