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How to press fabrics

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How to press fabrics

To get the best, most professional results, pressing is an essential sewing skill to obtain. Careful pressing, rather than ironing, ensures that you end up with a shaped, creaseless garment that hangs perfectly. This guide is designed to help you press your projects and to share a few tips that will help making your sewing easier. To press a garment means to move the iron across the fabric by lifting it up and placing it back down, overlapping the areas you have already pressed with a light, even pressure. Ironing is different, as you slide the iron across the fabric....

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