Pressing Tools & Techniques
This lesson will introduce you to the tools and techniques used to professionally press your garments. We will teach you how to press light to medium-weight fabrics, how to press velvet and leather, and what tools to use and when. The results will be the difference between a homemade-looking garment vs. one that looks professionally-produced.
|1||Pressing Lightweight Fabrics||1-4|
|2||Pressing Napped Fabrics||1-3|
|3||Pressing Wool and Heavyweight Fabrics||1-3|
|6||Pressing Tailored Garments||1-6|
|8||Pressing Curved Seams||1-4|
MODULE 1 • Pressing Lightweight Fabrics
|1||Today’s lesson is pressing techniques.|
|2||Let’s begin with ironing lightweight fabrics.|
|3||The first thing you should do is test the steam on your iron. Be sure it’s not too hot. I would take a sample of fabric and try it first.|
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