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How to Press Your Garments for a Professional Look

Threads magazine - 126 – Aug./Sept. 2006

Beginning sewers tend to think of sewing as running fabric through a machine to stitch up stylish and unique garments. Experienced sewers, on the other hand, will attest that much of their “sewing” time is spent at the ironing board. They’ve learned that working the fabric with the iron is the key to professional-looking garments. Ann Steeves shares why your iron is as critical as your sewing machine for creating shapely garments.

“Pressing Matters,” by Ann Steeves, first appeared in Threads #126, Aug./Sept. 2006.

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