Ironing a shirt properly
Start with the collar. Unfold and lay flat on an ironing board.
Spray water on to the area before you iron (always do this)
Iron one side
Flip over to the other side
Iron back side
Now flip over and fold collar
Iron with collar folded
Move on to the right front of shirt (can make a habit of starting on right side so you remember you already ironed)
Start with the placket. Important and very visible.
Then the rest of the right front
Shoulders are often problem areas. Make use of the tip of the ironing board to detail the area.
Now move on to the left front
And do the same as the right. Get the placket right first.
do the remaining
Move up to work on the back of shirt
Start on the side
Work your way up to the other side
the other side
The top is often problematic. Use the tip of ironing board for that
Now move on to the right sleeve
work your way through
flip over to the back
work through the back
work on the inside of cuff
final touch on cuff
Now do the same for the left sleeve
Done! Ready for party (or wardrobe)