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Ironing Fabric When Sewing — What You Need To Know
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Ironing Fabric When Sewing — What You Need To Know

Ironing and pressing fabric during the sewing process is a step that most novices skip, but it’s one of the essential things that can make a finished product look professional. When ironing, use a slow back-and-forth motion. When pressing, rest the iron on top of a wrinkle for a few seconds before removing it. Do…

Wool Pressing Mats: Everything You Need To Know
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Wool Pressing Mats: Everything You Need To Know

When it comes to sewing, crisp, clean lines are essential for creating a quality piece. Perfect creases are achieved by using a warm iron and various pressing surfaces, and wool pressing mats are one of the most popular choices for this. Wool pressing mats offer a quick and effective way to press fabric by efficiently…

Is A Dressmakers Dummy Worth Buying? – What To Know
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Is A Dressmakers Dummy Worth Buying? – What To Know

A dressmakers dummy is perfect for using to draft your own sewing patterns and even use for fittings and displaying clothes, but are they really worth buying? A dress form or also known as a tailor’s dummy or mannequin is a great additional tool for a sewing space. Especially those who draft their own sewing…

8 Best Left Handed Sewing Machines – 2023 Guide
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8 Best Left Handed Sewing Machines – 2023 Guide

With so many sewing machine options, you’d think a left-handed option would be readily available. Surprisingly, there aren’t any machines explicitly made for left-handed people, nor are they necessary since the standard design caters to the left-hand dominant population. Sewing machines aren’t necessarily made to be left to right-handed due to the layout of the…

7 Best Wool Pressing Mats For Sewing & Quilting
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7 Best Wool Pressing Mats For Sewing & Quilting

You might be looking for a wool pressing mat for multiple reasons from needing a small tabletop ironing space to requiring one to create crisp quilt blocks. You can find a number of styles and sizes of wool ironing mats which are suited to patchwork and quilting. With so many ironing mats on the market,…

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5 Best Left Handed Pinking Shears For Sewing

Pinking shears are essential for accurately shaping fabric pieces, marking a crucial step in garment preparation. However, if you’re left-handed, you’ve probably experienced difficulty cutting out many things using the wrong-handed shears. The best left handed pinking shears are the Fiskars Paper Edgers. These shears are reliable and sharp. The steel blades cut materials with…

8 Best Ironing Mats For Sewing & Quilting (2023)
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8 Best Ironing Mats For Sewing & Quilting (2023)

You might be looking for an ironing mat for multiple reasons from not having enough space on your ironing board or your simply wanting a small tabletop ironing station while you sew. You can find a number of styles from laundry mats made of fabric or wool ironing mats which are more suited to patchwork…