Sewing Tip 61: Pressing

ironing150x150Before pressing on the right side of garment, try a sample piece of fabric. If pressing directly on the right side of a garment causes a shine or flattening effect, cover garment with presscloth and use steam for a good press. Get in the habit of using a presscloth. Pressing directly on the right side of the garment without one should be an exception rather than the rule. A well-worn dishtowel or cloth napkin can make a fine presscloth.