How to Avoid Burns When Ironing Pleated Pants

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Learn how to avoid burns when ironing pleated pants from a professional seamstress in this free video on ironing clothing. View Video Transcript

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Marti Sawnson

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Hi, my name is Marti. On behalf of, I'm going to show you how to iron a pair of cotton pants today with pleats. These irons particularly have a nice steam irons; it makes the job so easy. Remember when you are working with steam though you have to be careful not to burn yourself. If by chance if you do burn yourself, a good thing to have on hand is oil. It's a natural antibiotic it helps to burn out and most of the times it will prevent a blister unless it's a serious burn. Now that we got the interior pressed, we are going to do the exterior of our pants. We do have pleats and they are a little bit pinch pleats that we will be setting in as well. You want to kind to get your pleats in position here and then we are going to work way into the pleat holding the pleat down as we go.