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    • HariboJunkie
    • By HariboJunkie 10th May 07, 2:02 PM
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    My face. Although it could certainly do with the wrinkles being smoothed out.
    • lemontart
    • By lemontart 10th May 07, 2:05 PM
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    anything I can get away without ironing....................
    • angie_baby
    • By angie_baby 10th May 07, 2:05 PM
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    My own theory is that if you hang most things a certain way they dont need to be ironed.

    The only things i do do are my boys school shirts.
  • Madam Arcati
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    I am with lemontart on this one.

    Due to arthritis in my hands, I don't iron!

    I don't buy clothes that are cotton/linen or anything like that unless it is absolutey stunning and I have to have it.

    If I have to get creases out I use a steamer because it is quicker and easier for my hands.
    • bobbadog
    • By bobbadog 10th May 07, 2:18 PM
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    I rarely rarely iron. Like, once a year.

    Really. My OH is a builder / Carpenter, so day to day his clothes require nothing more than hanging. I work in a casual job, so same for me. I'll iron shirts if they need it, of course (am not lazy, just we both generally wear t-shirts). Our sheets and bed linen don't really crease, though I've ran an iron over the duvet once or twice. Ever. Ahem.

    • emmie1234
    • By emmie1234 10th May 07, 2:20 PM
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    I hate ironing!!!!! I don't iron towels, fitted sheets, - I do iron the quilt covers and pillow cases as I think they look nicer on the bed with no creases and for some strange reason they feel nicer too. Don't iron underwear, pyjamas, nighties, socks, tea towels, fleecy items, lycra type stuff - unless it's got a fancy trim on it or something that creases then I just iron that bit. I tend to iron our things anyway on a daily basis ready for the next day (for me, hubby and daughter) only takes a few minutes then. I once tried to get into a routine of doing all my ironing on a Sunday afternoon and putting it away nicely so that I could just throw things on in the morning, but I hated spending a sunday afternoon standing for two hours ironing lol.
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    • anniestar
    • By anniestar 10th May 07, 2:24 PM
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    I iron NOTHING at all. If we need anything doing my wonderful DH does it!!! He also irons his school shirts every day.
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    • Mizz_Pink
    • By Mizz_Pink 10th May 07, 2:26 PM
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    I dont iron underwear, bed linen, towels, tea towels, fleeces, jumpers, jogging trousers, socks.
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    • jackieb
    • By jackieb 10th May 07, 2:27 PM
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    Socks. That's about it I think. But I quite enjoy ironing. I sometimes steam things instead of ironing though.

    I even iron my dishcloths.
    • queenpig
    • By queenpig 10th May 07, 2:35 PM
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    Most things. Anything that looks better ironed.
    Things I dont are towels underwear PJ's tracksuit bottoms.
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  • Lyndsay_21
    i actually enjoy ironing once i get into it!! i dont iron fleeces, socks, underwear, bedding, nightwear and anything that is veloury.
    • Crazychik
    • By Crazychik 10th May 07, 2:44 PM
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    Im with emmie1234 on this

    I iron on a daily basis, the clothes we intend to wear the following day, i.e - kids school uniform mine & OH's work clothes. I cant abide wasting hours on ironing then ages putting them away. As I find 9/10 they come out more creased thatn they was before.

    I dont iron, pants/knickers, socks, towela & t-towels, pyjama's (unless they are the kids and they are going away for the wk end with their dad - then I'll iron them)

    I do iron all the bedding though, including the sheets.
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    • Nelski
    • By Nelski 10th May 07, 2:45 PM
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    I Dont Iron.. Towles,
    What Dont You Iron ?
    Originally posted by AMIE399
    Do some people iron towels then wouldnt that make then all flat and yuk:confused: As for the rest of that list you really would have to have time on your hands to bother I reckon.

    I with the "iron as least as possible" crowd - life really is too short (having said that I do have a few work things that need ironing but they only get worn when Im going to a hotel with an ironing service )

    Careful Saucepot doesnt see this thread as he will no doubt tell you everything needs ironing including The Times
    • jovichick123
    • By jovichick123 10th May 07, 2:46 PM
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    I don't iron anything that I don't have to!! In our house, that includes most things!!!
    • HopeElizzy
    • By HopeElizzy 10th May 07, 2:49 PM
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    I don't iron much..... infact today my 2.5yo ds saw the iron & ironing board in the cupboard and asked what they were for!

    My mum bought my dd a toy iron and board, for christmas, when she was 3.5yo and she asked what do you do with that?

    Guess I really don't iron much!
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  • Jeneveve
    I don't iron anything. OH does his work shirts, which I sometimes do for him as he hates it and I don't really mind, but nothing of mine needs doing. In my opinion anyway...
    • pennineman
    • By pennineman 10th May 07, 2:58 PM
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    We don't iron anything. Just wash and hang carefully.
  • grannieannie
    I'm with the non iron brigade I'm afraid, life is too short, I'd rather be out in the garden growing my veggies. OH and I don't have a lot that needs ironing, and if we are going out anywhere, I iron when it needs it, otherwise, shirts etc sit in the wardrobe getting creased up. I don't know how they crease, but crease they do!!!
  • misswig
    I tend to iron my things on an as and when basis, usually the night before if it is a weekday. I do iron all DS things though (including bedlinen). I draw the line at underwear, socks, towels, teatowels and Dishcloths:confused:
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