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Hanging Laundry To Dry Outdoors: Clothesline Tip Sheet

Hanging, done hit or miss, can be the most exhausting part of the wash-day procedure. Here are a few rules to follow which will make less stooping and straining:

Hanging Laundry Outdoors: Clothesline & Basket

Hanging Laundry Outdoors: Clothesline & Basket

Rights and Wrongs Of Hanging Clothes

Vintage Wooden Clothespins

Vintage Wooden Clothespins

As in everything else, there are rights and wrongs about hanging clothes. Here are some rights:

Sprinkling Tips

Source: Woman’s Home Companion Household Book, 1948

*Sprinkling was a common method of preparing items for ironing…nowadays people prefer using the steam setting on their iron although some believe that certain items are ironed easier and turn out nicer when sprinkled damp first.