How To Iron a Tie

It is easy to burn a tie and cause discoloration when ironing it.Ties need low heat and a wet cloth to act as a barrier against the iron.If you don’t want to take your tie to the dry cleaner, there are ways to remove it at home.

Step 1: The ironing board needs to be set up.

Put the board on a flat surface so that it won’t flip over while ironing.Before setting your tie down, make sure it is clean and dry.

Step 2: The iron should be on the appropriate setting.

To find out what material is in the tie, you have to read the label.Most irons have fabric settings.If you don’t know which material your tie is made from, use the lowest setting on your iron.Silk and polyester ties should be kept cool.Medium-hot setting is needed for woolen ties.A hot setting can be used for cotton and linen ties.

Step 3: Take out your tie.

Make sure your hands are dry, then lay your tie face-up on the ironing board.Make sure the tie is Smooth out the best you can.If you iron over a stain, it will ruin the tie and cause it to be stained.

Step 4: Put a pressing cloth in it’s place.

You don’t want to press the iron directly onto the tie fabric.You need to wet the cloth.The cloth needs to be damp, but not dripping with water.Dropping water onto a tie could cause a water stain.Keep wringing out the cloth until it doesn’t get wet.

Step 5: The tie should be covered with a pressing cloth.

The pressing cloth is used to protect the tie fabric from being hit by the iron.The area of the tie that you iron should be completely covered by the cloth.

Step 6: The tie needs to be iron.

If you want to iron your tie safely, you need to gently move the iron over the pressing cloth and let the steam from the cloth work to break the tie.Don’t let the iron rest in one spot.Start from the bottom and work your way up.As you move the iron from the edges inward to prevent the crease, iron small sections at a time.If you have finished one side, flip it over and repeat the process.Make sure the cloth is dry.If it feels dry, get it wet again and wring it out.

Step 7: When you are done, hang the tie.

It’s a good idea to make sure that your tie is completely cooled off before storing or wearing it.

Step 8: Use steam in the bathroom.

If you don’t want to use the iron, hang your tie in the bathroom.The steam should make the fibers softer.

Step 9: To remove wrinkling, make a “tie-roll”.

Roll up your tie and lay it in a clean space with the flat side down for a couple of hours.If you put your tie on, the wrinkling may have been released.

Step 10: Don’t tie your tie when you’re not wearing it.

It is possible to loosen your tie, slip it off, and throw it on the drawer.This will cause a lot of damage to your tie, so try not to do it.If you don’t wear your tie, hang it up on a rack or lay it out flat.