What model (if you remember)? I have heard good things about the Rowenta. Also, are you familiar with the concept of 'iron pads'. They are little cloth cozies that are the shape of the iron and are held on by a spring. There is a nice photo of one in 'Elegant Man'. I am actually half hankering for a very traditional big, heavy iron (still electric). Something more likely to be used in a large hotel by professionals than sold for home use. Does this ring any bells?
Phooey. Â I tried one of those 'technologically advanced' irons, and I call bullshit. Â If it's so advanced, then how come it still burns my fingers every time? Â Huh? Â "shoots a blast of steam a couple of feet" -- great. Yet another way for me to injure myself. Â Anyone know of a brand that comes with a good health insurance policy?
I don't trust irons enough to put water in them for a steam effect. Too easy to stain clothes that way. Instead, I have a spray bottle full of distilled water. Mist over shirt, iron, and presto (no pun intended).