Get a Professional Finish with a Pressing Iron!
Using a pressing iron for sewing, quilting and crafts is critical if you want to have perfect seams and a fit and finish that show off your skills.
Even if you are not big on ironing your clothes, you will still need to iron seams and pieces when you sew in order to make sure that you sew accurate seams and that your pieces fit together precisely.
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Fortunately there are some great pressing irons on the market to help you.
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Black & Decker D2030 Auto-Off Digital Advantage IronOver 1,800 Amazon reviews and 4.5 out of 5 stars!
Dritz Petite Press Portable Mini IronGreat in tight places – portable with digital control.
SteamFast SF-717 Home-and-Away Mini Steam IronPopular mini steam iron that heats quickly.
Clover Mini Iron II-The Adapter SetSet includes the Mini Iron ll, 5 adaptable tips, stand and more.
Omnigrid 12-Inch-by-18-Inch Fold-Away Portable Cutting & Pressing StationOne side is a gridded mat and the other side a non-stick pressing surface.
June Tailor Press-Mate 59-Inch-by-20-Inch Ironing Board CoverEasy to read red grid markings.
Did you know that there are some great specialty irons that are great as quilting irons or sewing irons? In fact, there are some mini irons that give you the ability to iron in really small places and in rounded areas like sleeves and cuffs. Here are some of the best products on the market:
- Black & Decker D2030 Iron
– When you sew or quilt, you need a good pressing iron. This one heats up fast, has a digital LCD that tells you how hot it is, and has even steaming. It’s a very popular model, both for sewing and for ironing clothing.
- Dritz Petite Press Portable Mini Iron
– This little pressing iron gets into small places and it comes with its own flip-down stand. The Petite Press has 4 settings and works well for embroidery, applique work, quilting and crafts. It is not intended to iron your clothes.
A pressing iron is essential for quality sewing.
- Clover Mini Iron II
– This pressing iron has several different tips that give you flexibility in ironing small areas. The iron is good for doll making, doll clothes, quilting, applique projects and even paper crafts.
- Clover Mini Iron II Cooling Stand
– The perfect place to place the mini pressing iron when you are not using it. It will keep your ironing board cover free from scorch marks.
- Omnigrid Portable Cutting & Pressing Station
– This is handy for people who have limited space or for those who travel or go to classes. It has a cutting mat that is marked with a grid and a non-stick pressing surface. Everything folds up and fastens with Velcro. The handle makes it completely portable.
- June Tailor Quilter’s Cut’n Press
– This is really cool. You can use your rotary cutter on one side and press your project on the other. All very portable and takes up very little room.
- June Tailor Press-Mate Ironing Board Cover
– Here’s a new twist. This ironing board cover actually has a grid on it, which should save you a lot of time when you are sewing. It has draw strings that allow you to adjust the fit, and it reportedly fits small to large ironing boards.
No matter what kind of sewing or crafts you do, you’ll need to have a good pressing iron, whether standard size or a mini iron. Having the right tools always makes life easier!
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