I am a great Rayna Gillman fan, and when she began expounding upon the virtues of the American Beauty Irons, I just had to find out for myself. I only have one, but I love her, and use her constantly!
Here's another view...I like to think of this as my artsy fartsy photo:
So my American Beauty baby is resting upon the "silk of the day", which is to say my project. Here it is a while later:
It had to cure for several hours, so I went inside, played with my fish quilt, did some yoga, and went to church for dinner and a Lenten program.
Here is the scarf, rinsed, ironed and ready to go:
Oh, and here's a mailbox photo, so you can see my pansies, tulips, blooming kale, etc.