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Video: Pressing Templates for a Sharp Edge

Video Length: 4:11
Produced by: Gary Junken

with Linda Lee

A simple manila folder can become a template for both straight and curved edges. Linda Lee, author and owner of The Sewing Workshop, demonstrates how easy it is to create perfectly pressed hems and pockets. These templates can be made to any size and are great for slippery material or matching two rounded corners. Lee also demonstrates the proper motion to use with the iron to avoid burned fingers.


Comments (7)

StarrMarlene StarrMarlene writes: What a great tip! You've got me looking at file folders in a whole new light.
Posted: 3:58 pm on March 25th

heather36 heather36 writes: great idea, I will certainly use it. - Trawling through all the techniques has given me plenty of ideas - Thanks

Posted: 9:56 am on July 26th

chicagochef chicagochef writes: Great Tip - I will no longer dread sewing patch pockets!
Posted: 10:03 am on April 8th

PABarnes PABarnes writes: This was very neat.
I love the simplicity of it all.
Thanks for the tip.
I will use it for my sewing group.
Posted: 4:12 pm on March 4th

PattLytle PattLytle writes: Great information. Thank you.
Posted: 7:39 pm on November 7th

lalinsocal lalinsocal writes: Brilliant!
Posted: 9:19 pm on May 3rd

Sewknitcro Sewknitcro writes: What wonderful tips for pressing up a straight seam and rounded edges. Thank you Linda Lee!

Sandra Taylor
Posted: 9:09 pm on December 17th

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