Most people, throughout both the UK and the US, use a steam iron to press their clothes before wearing. This is just the norm, generations of people have grown up seeing their parents iron their clothes and presume this is how it’s done. They never question it. However, you may have heard of a garment steamer. They are powerful steam machine designed to force steam into your clothes, dropping wrinkles out and leaving a super pressed finish. They are most widely used in the fashion industry where the clothes are delicate or made from super fine and expensive material. The risk of scorching the fabric through using a steam iron may be too great.
Always be sure that the special lid is always properly and tightly on the water container. It is a good idea to empty the container between uses, letting it air dry. I personally made the mistake of leaving the water in the water container, and it caused a musty smell in the bottle that was very difficult to completely remove. I should note, that as long as the old water is removed and fresh water put in, the clothes themselves will surprisingly not smell musty even if your bottle does.
Stocking Stuffer #34 – Tennis Balls. Got an avid tennis player. An extra can of their favorite brand tennis ball always comes in handy and makes a great stocking stuffer.
The Haan GS-20 personal clothes steamer is equipped with a 1200-watt heating system. After being powered on, it is ready to remove wrinkles in approximately 40 seconds. The machine is coupled with a 12 foot power cord, but it’s never in your way thanks to the cord hanger system.
Stocking Stuffer #7 – Anything Angels. Christmas is the season of angels. It’s when angels do their greatest work. Any angel gift- a picture, a statue, a book or candle is sure to bring special rewards during this special time of year.
Stocking Stuffer #26 – Fleece or Foam Seat Belt Pads. Keeps seat belts from cutting and digging in and helps make driving more comfortable. Also prevents seat belts from crinkling delicate fine clothing.
There are certain areas of the clothing that you are more likely to burn yourself on such as cuffs and hems. This is because sometimes you have to grasp the cuff of hem and pull downward on it as you steam with some fabrics, carefully avoiding getting steam near your fingers.
Christmas is all about love and forgiveness. It’s all about the Christ Child who was born into this world because He loves us and would die so we could be forgiven. Shouldn’t we do the same?