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04-27-2006, 03:30 PM
what do you lay your garments on to block?

04-27-2006, 03:32 PM
I use a spare piece of carpet. It works great.

04-27-2006, 03:35 PM
so does it have to be something soft? i guess you have to to get the pins in... i have no clues as to what i can use.. :?? :??

04-27-2006, 03:35 PM
I just use a padding of towels, usually.

04-27-2006, 03:40 PM
:D I use a spare bed, with towels on it, like Ingrid said...or the ironing board, depending upon what I'm blocking...oh, and hangers (http://www.flickr.com/photos/48889124859@N01/120567860/) for socks ;)

04-27-2006, 03:50 PM
The sock blockers are very cool. So is the idea of a piece of carpet, especially since I got rid of my full-size ironing board about 1 year ago.

04-27-2006, 04:25 PM
I find the piece of carpet great because the pins stay in really snug. I'd just pin my items right to my livingroom floor, if I didn't have a 2 and 4 year old running around :roflhard: :shock:

04-28-2006, 12:47 PM
So far for my garments, I've just put them on the top of my drying rack. It's got a sweater-mesh type thingy on top, and I just shape the sweater on that, and leave it!