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Pay attention to details Although starching and ironing ribbon may seem over the top, it’s a common practice at Biltmore.
When dry, iron it on the wrong side, having laid a linen cloth over the ironing-blanket.
Came Chicago and the technicalities of ironing out the final details of the contract.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
She did the washing and ironing herself, the portiere assisting her in the rest of the household work.
Now, as you and Marina sat that evening, folding the ironing, what did you discuss?
WARREN COMMISSION (3 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. III (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
So we started just as we were; my wrapping, I remember, was an old ironing blanket, with a large hole burnt in the middle.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
It was an old woman with one eye, with disheveled hair, seated on the ground like an Indian idol, ironing clothes.
Besides, there's such a big ironing to do to-morrow, I can't well spare you in the morning.'
Mrs. Decker was ironing, her worn face looking older and more worn, Nettie thought, than she had ever seen it before.
She also did some of the ironing; the rest of the ironing was done the next day by the regular employee.

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