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« on: September 19, 2008 03:56:58 PM »

I want to make a tulle circle skirt with several layers.  However, most of my tulle has been folded up in storage (not crushed, just folded).  How would I make it smooth and press seams?  Should I even try?  I can probably cut it without pressing but I don't know what to do about the seams. 
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« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2008 06:16:21 PM »

Try hanging it with as few folds (and those very light) in the bathroom while you take a steamy shower or two.  That should help relax it.  If you feel you must press, I'd put it under a damp towel (full on towel, not just a press cloth), and put your iron on a synthetic setting.

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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2008 08:30:32 PM »

I never had any problem pressing tulle, even directly onto the fabric.  Just use a low setting and use the iron lightly and quickly.  I've never had it melt before or anything.

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