For some reason my shirt has been ruined by the following shiny patch on my cuff. Same can be seen on shirt back. First I do not understand why it happen and how to fix it?

  • If the heat of the iron was too hot, and has smoothed the shirt surface to create a shiny patch, your only solution is to buy a new shirt (or I suppose you could make the entire shirt shiny so it wouldn't show...)
    – Rory Alsop
    Feb 7, 2019 at 18:14

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I have found that if I wash a shirt again, the shininess goes away. Then, when I iron, I turn the shirt inside out. That is, I iron the side of the shirt that would be touching my skin if I was wearing it. Then, if there is any shininess, it will only be on that side of the shirt that nobody can see. The side that everybody sees looks normal.

  • I will try and report back.
    – localhost
    Jan 27, 2019 at 19:34
  • Reporting Back. I washed them but shine is still there.
    – localhost
    Feb 4, 2019 at 13:11
  • @Nofel Sorry. I thought that washing it would remove the shine. Feb 4, 2019 at 21:32

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