How to unwrinkle a silk shirt/ dress/ blouse?
It’s recommend to use irons with a silk setting, although the lowest temperature setting usually works on irons without this setting.
The secret to ironing silk is steam. Not only should the iron have a steam option, but a spray bottle with water is also needed to keep the silk from scorching.
- Soak or spray the fabric. Dampen it completely. However, wring the fabric if it’s dripping wet.
- Place on the ironing board. Put a cloth over the silk. For example, a thin towel.
- Iron the silk. Using an iron on a cool setting, iron to remove the wrinkles. Don’t rest the iron on any single area for too long.
- Hang to dry. For removing any more wrinkles, hang in a steamy environment.