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Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines

Q&A: Couture Pressing Guidelines

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Susan Khalje shares pressing tips for formal garments.

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Video: How to Press Shaped Edges

Video: How to Press Shaped Edges

You can make any garment special by adding shaped edges. Watch to learn how to press these curved details.

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Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve

Video: How to Shape Petersham Ribbon to a Curve

Learn how easy it is to make petersham follow a curve. It is a great way to stabilize curved necklines, hems, and waistlines.

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Video: How to Use a Tailors Board

Video: How to Use a Tailor's Board

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Many professionals use a tailor's board to achieve crisp, well-pressed garments. Learn the various ways to use this specialized tool for better pressing.

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Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

Bust Dart Pressing: Cup Size is a Factor in Which Technique You Choose

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There are reasons to press darts in various ways. Find out which way will work best for you.

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Hot Tips for Better Pressing

Hot Tips for Better Pressing

How do you get great results when pressing your sewing projects?

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Press Cloths Take Center Stage

Press Cloths Take Center Stage

Your press cloth collection is as useful as the most exotic iron or ironing board.

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Video: Pressing Equipment 101

Video: Pressing Equipment 101

Learn about the tools you will need for pressing and ironing your garments.

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Video: Equipment 101

Video: Equipment 101

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Learn the basics about sewing machines, sergers, irons, and other pressing equipment.

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Make a Pressing Dauber

Make a Pressing Dauber

Make a handy pressing tool just like the one professional tailor's use using scraps of fabric.

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Video: Pressing Tips

Video: Pressing Tips

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The goal of pressing is to shape the fabric, not flatten it. In this video, custom sewer Ann Steeves demonstrates a few handy tools and techniques to use with your steam iron to create great-looking garments.

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Video: Pressing Templates for a Sharp Edge

Video: Pressing Templates for a Sharp Edge

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See how easy it is to create perfectly pressed hems and pockets.

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20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing

20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing

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Use these sewing principles to streamline your work and greatly enhance its quality.

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Cool Tool: Gravity Feed Iron

Cool Tool: Gravity Feed Iron

Busy seamsters may want to consider investing in a pricey but stronger gravity feed iron.

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Pucker up? Not when it comes to sewing!

Pucker up? Not when it comes to sewing!

Learn how to create a smooth, unpuckered armscye seam.

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Cool Tool: Press Buck

Cool Tool: Press Buck

A press buck can be a useful tool for pressing items with curved seams like skirts and bodices.

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