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Sad Irons, Flat Irons, History of Ironing

Presented by Daughters of Utah Pioneers - McQuarrie Memorial Museum, St. George at McQuarrie Memorial DUP Museum, Saint George UT

Jan 21 2023
Sad Irons, Flat Irons, History of Ironing

Flat Irons

Dixie Miller will be presenting about Sad Irons, Flat Irons and the history of ironing. She will be highlighting some of our irons in our collection and telling their stories.

How do you treat unsightly wrinkles in your clothes?  A spin in the dryer with a bit of ice?  A quick water spritz and hand smoothing?  A pass with a portable steamer?  Is your last choice the old ironing board and electric iron?

Remember that a couple of those options are relatively new conveniences.  Yet, wanting clothes to look cared-for and wrinkle-free has been true almost as long as people have woven material.  What did those intrepid pioneers do?  They used tubs of water, strong

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McQuarrie Memorial DUP Museum

145 North 100 East, Saint George, UT 84770

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