By Sharon from Warrensburg, MO
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By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario
My husband loves that I personalize the scents that he enjoys. Also, I find that cream and light blue softeners work the best. You want the water to be slightly cloudy, too much and it will not come out clear. For extra wrinkle release, spray then throw in the dryer.
By twistedpigtail from Batesville, AR
I use metal binder clips or clothes pins to add weight by clipping them on the bottom hem before hanging and spraying. How you place them depends on the garment but I use it on linen mostly.
By Julia H.
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By wib57 from West Texas
How can I make a homemade wrinkle remover for the dryer? I like the wrinkle removers that you can spray on your clothes and then put them the dryer. The ones you buy are costly and I wanted a way you can make a solution at home that work as well.
By Claudia S
If you spray a wrinkled garment with a little water and tumble it in the dryer for a few minutes, the wrinkles come out. Add a little liquid fabric softener to the spray bottle of water if you have it on hand to add a nice fragrance. No need to buy expensive sprays.
I recently saw an infomercial for reusable sheets you put in the dryer to remove wrinkles. Anyone know the name of this product?
By peg2911 from Columbus, OH
I don't know the name of it but I know an idea that's cheaper. Simply take a regular sponge (one that doesn't have the green scratchy on the back) and mix up your own more frugal softener: in a gallon water jug (or milk jug that's been cleaned out) mix one or two tablespoons of the cheapest fabric softener with water and mix.
Once you have the laundry in the dryer, wet a sponge with the mixture and throw it in the load. Works like a charm!
Does anyone have a receipe for a wrinkle release spray like Downey? I'm having trouble finding it and also it's very expensive.
By Jill A.
I love wrinkle release spray. However, the cost sucks. What I do is dilute it. I stretch it thin. I found that water alone works for wrinkles but I love the Downy fresh smell so I usually buy a travel size bottle, pour 1/3- 1/2 into a full size spray bottle and fill the rest with water. It works just as good on wrinkles!
I want to make my own wrinkle releaser for clothing like Downy Wrinkle Releaser spray.
Carol from Huntley, Illinois
RE: Homemade Wrinkle Remover
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I have a homemade solution that works quite well for the downy wrinkle releaser found in a trigger spray bottle. After it emptied, I didn't want to spend all that money on another bottle so I experimented by putting about a 1/4 c of downy fabric softener and then filled it the rest of the way with water. It works great!
Homemade Wrinkle Remover
My recipe for clothing wrinkle remover is amazing! It saves energy, time (less ironing or using the sprinkle-with-water-then-throw-in-the-dryer method), money and embarrassment! When I bought aerosol wrinkle remover, it worked great, well worth the price, I thought. I noticed an alcohol smell. When my name-brand product ran out, I tried mixing rubbing alcohol 50/50 with water in a fine-mist spray bottle. It works really well on most wrinkles. (Not the ironed-in kind--sorry!).
Spray the wrinkles, smooth out the fabric, let dry. It dries quickly. It works better if you're NOT wearing the garment, but you can carry a tiny spray bottle with you for emergencies. Great for travel! Of course, always test an inconspicuous area first.
By Elizabeth Cardell
Is there a way to make home made wrinkle free spray for clothes?
Terry from Kitchener, Ontario
Wash garment, put wet garment into dryer for 5 min, take it out and hang, if hems are turning up, hold hem (or button area) between both hands where you want to flatten, then pull back and forth over inside of washer top or over the side of a flat corner surface
If clothes are dry & wrinkled: Spray with water, shake out garment, throw in dryer 5 min, and remove. No wrinkles it's & ready to wear!
CURLING IRON: To straighten hems, collars, and button areas, etc. in a hurry. As you're getting ready, take your already hot curling iron and use that to iron stubborn areas back into place.
BLOW DRYER, spray hem or area with a bit of water, then hold flat and blow dry. Works great!
In summer time. I just stand there and turn slowly as my partner sprays my clothes with a fine mist of water or febreeze and by the time I'm ready to leave the house my wrinkles are gone! Yes, febreeze gets rid of most wrinkles! (08/25/2006)
Instead of buying a bottle of Downy wrinkle releaser, get a spray bottle and put about one ounce of liquid fabric softener in it, then fill the rest of the spray bottle with water. Shake up the spray bottle to mix the softener and the water. This mixture when sprayed on any fabric except silk or suede will release wrinkles. The added benefit is that bugs do not like fabric softener.
Source: This is from my own experience.
By Kristy from Burbank, CA
I tried some of that stuff in the grocery store that you spray on clothes to get rid of the wrinkles. It was expensive, but it worked. I looked at the label, and basically it was just fabric softener. So now I buy some fabric softener, put about 1/4 cup of it into a spray bottle with water, and spray it on my clothes. Then I hang them up and shape them on the hanger. Presto, the wrinkles are completely gone. It is a fabulous thing to know; I had to share. Does anyone else do this?
Cubangirl from Seattle