Using steamer on my blazer
A couple of things to know about it: appears to work best on wool or thinner cotton fabrics. If you try it on heavier items, I would not be surprised if your results were less than favorable. Because it's steam, it is much more gentle on items than a hot iron and can be used on a good deal of different fabrics. It's for this reason that dry cleaners use steam as part of getting clothes pressed nicely.
|Using the steamer to unwrinkle friend's wall decor... photo curtesy of my friend Annie :)|
The only complaint I have, is that the steamer is a single voltage and requires their voltage converter (the unit is 600watts) to operate abroad. I think it would have been nice if they came packaged together or already built in with a small voltage switch, like some travel hair dryers. That said, the cord is decently long, but not so much as to be inconvenient when trying to pack for a trip. (I'll know better after I actually travel with the unit, obviously)
Here's an example of what the steamer can do:
Before steaming (wool gabardine trousers
After steaming (wool gabardine trousers)
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