I hate ironing and will avoid it at all costs. But.....I had made a dress for my daughter that had a nasty fold line down the front.
I tried washing and drying it, but it didn't help.
So, I dug out the ironing board and the iron. Then, remembering a tip my grandmother taught me, I grabbed the spray bottle I use to wet hair, it has just plain old tap water in it.
I set up the ironing board and let the iron heat up while I positioned the dress on the ironing board. Then I sprayed the dress a few times with water from the spray bottle. Then I pressed the iron onto the wet dress...steam!
I steamed the fold line out of it like a pro!
Yeah, I know, most irons have a steam function. But I don't think it works as well as the water from a spray bottle method.
Give it a try next time you need to press out a fold line or a nice pressed seam (like down the front of dress pants...I do this for my husband and son's pants from time to time).