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  • Re: Ironing Seams :(

    I don't piece at all if I can avoid it but I do use my iron a lot. I hand applique and turn all my edges in with the iron ahead of time with loads of starch. I also do a lot of fabric painting and setting the color with my iron. I think if I had to give up my sewing machine or my iron I would give...
    Posted to Piecework (Forum) by Whidbey2 on 29 Jul 2009
  • Re: Ironing Seams :(

    Well, I seem to be in the minority on this thread - I love my iron - er- irons! I used to have a set up at a former house where the ironing board was down level with my sewing cabinet, so all I had to do was pivot my chair to press seams. I don't have that set up now, so I do spend time popping up...
    Posted to Piecework (Forum) by denisemarie53 on 28 Jul 2009
  • Re: Ironing Seams :(

    The act of Ironing really depends on what I'm doing, but I do use the iron a lot, if that makes sense. I do a lot of finger pressing until construction gets to a certain size, and then press with the iron if needed. If it's something machine pieced, I absolutely have to iron (and starch sometimes...
    Posted to Piecework (Forum) by Krys2 on 28 May 2009
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