How To Press: Ironing Tips for Sewing / Dressmaking

Learn how to press or iron your garments and seams properly with our latest YouTube tutorial. In this video you will learn how to use professional techniques to press, steam and iron your fabrics and garments.

Firstly I will teach the important difference between pressing and ironing, as well as how to use pressing tools to improve your dressmaking.

I share tips for pressing curves, princess seams and darts using a ham, pressing collars and points with a point press, as well as how to use a tailor’s clapper. I also cover pressing and ironing techniques for attaching fusible interfacing and steam shaping fabric such as loosely woven bouclé.

Learning how to iron / attach fusible interfacing to fabric properly will take your garment production skills up a level. Enjoy!