Best way to de-wrinkle a veil?
First of all....SINGLE DIGITS! Second of all, what's the best way to get the wrinkles out of my veil? It's been folded up in a box for like a year now and it doesn't have any beading on it to help pull it straight. I could always ask my bridal salon to steam if need be, but they're 40 minutes away from me. Anything I can do at home?

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:22 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Maybe take a shower and then hang it in there after and let the steam work on it? IDK. But i'm interested to hear other answers.

Shell
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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:23 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I was going to suggest what cindy said. take a hot shower and let the veil hang in the bathroom with you (not in the shower)
Jun 03, 2010 at 1:23 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
http://www.amazon.com/SteamFast-SF-407-1500-Watt-Fabric-Steamer/dp/B000BQRD0I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=home-garden&qid=1275585764&sr=8-1


DO NOT USE an iron. I've seen dresses have holes melted in them when the girls tried to steam out wrinkles using the steam setting on their household iron.

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:23 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
From my seamstress:
1. Hang it in the opposite end of the shower, and turn the water on. Let it hang there for 10 minutes or so until the wrinkles are out.
2. Use a fabric steamer (that's what I did)
NO NOT IRON IT, it will melt.

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:24 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
HOT SHOWER STEAM!!!!

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:25 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
We don't have an iron yet (and it hasn't been taken off of our registry) so no worries about that! I was going to try the shower thing, but wanted to check and see if there were other ways first.

Snif
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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:27 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I use the hot shower method in a pinch because I'm a terrible iron'er.
Also, I sometimes will spray a water mixture on an item and toss it in the dryer on delicate for about 10 minutes but I don't know if that would ruin a veil or not.

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:28 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I would say a hot shower steam, but the store you got it from would probaly to it for free, but they're 40 mins away, perhaps you can call them and ask what is the best way?

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:29 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
If you don't have a steamer use the steam setting on your iron but don't touch it to the fabric. Have the veil held & stretched fire a steam burst(carefully - make sure no one's hands are nearby - steam burns hurt!) while keeping tension on the fabric.

I wonder if wrinkle relaxer spray would work - can you call the mfr or bridal shop to ask their recommendations?

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:30 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I actually didn't buy my veil from them, but I did get my dress there. If they did charge me for it, it probably wouldn't be very much. I think I'll try shower steam and if that doesn't work take it to them. I regularly drive to the city they're in, I just would have to wait a few days.

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Jun 03, 2010 at 1:30 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Oh god, please don't put it in the drier! It will melt!

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Jun 03, 2010 at 2:01 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Lol, put it under your mattress. Just kidding, I used to try that with my school skirt when I was a kid so I didn't have to iron it. It didn't work very well though.

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Jun 03, 2010 at 2:08 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
While it's hanging in the shower it might need weight to help it release, try putting small bag clips (the kind you can buy for potato chip bags) on the edge with a piece of tissue between the clip and the veil to avoid damage. Also, use the SMALL ones because the bigger one might weigh to much and cause a tear at the comb. A couple of small clips, across the bottom should be plenty. Hang in the shower and let it run with the water as hot as it goes for a few minutes and then leave hanging. We do this often where I work because we are a theater and our veils are all in a big plastic bin.
Jun 03, 2010 at 2:35 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
The best thing would be to have your bridal salon steam it. I agree NO IRON and please no dryer you could end up with a melted ball of tulle. You might also have a local dry cleaner steam it.
Sometimes the shower steam will work - it all depends on how heavily the veil is creased and what type of tulle it is made of.
I've tried the wrinkle relaxer without a lot of success - it helps some on the really fine guage tulle but, not the stiffer ones.
My advice is to save yourself a lot of worry and take it to someone who knows what they are doing.

Unique
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Jun 03, 2010 at 2:49 PM • 
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Jun 03, 2010 at 2:55 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
The place where I bought my veil told me to hang it up in the bathroom and run hot water in the shower for about 10 minutes. So I think that's probably the best way

Unique
Married: 02/11/2010
Jun 03, 2010 at 2:58 PM • 
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