Jeans are clothes that are indispensable today. Being a universal part of the wardrobe, they won popularity not only among young people. Both children and men and women of any age love to wear them. Therefore, you have to constantly monitor their appearance and condition. But not everyone can do it right. Do you, for example, iron jeans? And is it even necessary to do this? Let's get it right.
To iron or not to iron?
Many believe that there is no single answer to this question. But try to answer another question: are you pleased to appear in crumpled jeans? If not, then the question of whether to iron them is closed. Of course, iron!
Important! With proper washing and drying, trousers have a presentable appearance and do not require ironing.
If creases, folds have formed on the surface of the product, then ironing of the products is necessary. And many iron denim also so that the coarse material after washing becomes softer, more elastic and comfortable to wear.
Tip. Jeans with rhinestones, appliqués, sequins and other decorative elements, as well as products made from natural stretch, are best not ironed.
If your pants do not look sloppy after drying, you can’t do without an iron. But you need to be able to tidy up denim pants.
Tips for ironing jeans
If you decide to give your pants a presentable look, remember that they need to be ironed in a wet state . It is rather difficult to process dry cloth even through wet gauze or cotton cloth. It is possible to facilitate the ironing process by wetting the product surface with a spray gun.
- For high-quality ironing of products, it is necessary to study the information from the manufacturer on the label . According to the designations indicated on it, you need to find out the recommended temperature regime and composition .
- For thick fabrics, the surface temperature of the iron should be 150 °. For ironing with the addition of lycra and synthetic fibers, the temperature is much lower.
Important! The manufacturer indicates the specific information regarding the added fibers on the label. The lower the density of the fabric and the more synthetic fibers in it, the lower the temperature of heating the surface of the iron should be.
- Jeans are ironed from the inside out, work is done on a table or ironing board.
The following sequence of ironing is recommended: first, the seams are ironed (side, inside), after which they go to the back pockets. And no folds, like on classic trousers.
Tip. To prevent traces of seams from the back pockets on the front sheet, put folded cotton shawls into them. They should protrude beyond the edge of the pockets.
Further forward and back sides of legs. Finally, you need to smooth the belt. Ironing jeans in this sequence gives a good result, perfectly removes creases and creases.
Important! If you iron the jeans on the front side, shiny stains, spots or marks from the iron may appear on the surface. Removing such defects from the product requires knowledge and skill.
Ironed jeans must be left to dry and cool for some time . If you put them on immediately, the fabric will quickly deform, stretch out on your knees, wrinkles and creases will appear, and the product will quickly lose their shape.
How to “smooth out” jeans without an iron?
If you wash and dry the products correctly, then they can not be ironed.
It is especially important to observe the spin parameters recommended in the instructions for the washing machine. Otherwise, creases and creases will appear that can only be removed by ironing.
Hand-washed jeans should not be twisted, but let water drain. They will dry longer, but they will look excellent and without ironing.
Tip. Hang dry and wrinkled jeans in the bathroom over a hot water tank. Under the influence of steam, the creases and folds on the trouser legs will surely be cracked for several hours.
If the iron is not at hand
To eliminate creases, you can use a metal mug with hot water as an iron. Moving it on the surface, it will be possible to gradually smooth out rough folds. Such a "grandmother" method is less effective, but will help give the product a neat appearance.
Observance of the simple rules for caring for jeans will preserve their quality and appearance for many years.