Before the fourth holiday party, my silk dress said to me, “Please be delicate when you iron me.” How should I respond?
Answer: Wrinkles should fall out of silk if allowed to hang properly. If ironing seems necessary, iron on a low temperature, 250-300 degrees.
Before the fifth holiday party, my husband said to me, “Do you know if your new rhinestone sweater can be cleaned?” Should I risk the rhinestones?
Answer: Be particularly careful when purchasing garments adorned with rhinestones or other jewelry. Bring it to us before wearing to spot test for cleanability and colorfastness. If you are not satisfied with the results, return it.
Before the sixth holiday party, my neighbor said to me, “My white leather slacks are wrinkled.” I’m pressed for an answer, what should I say?
Answer: Press leather by placing white press cloth over the item and pressing quickly with a cool iron.