The Dritz tailor’s ham is a handy pressing tool used for pressing and molding darts, sleeve caps, and curved seams.
- Use plaid side (65% cotton/35% polyester) for woolens, synthetic blends & fabrics requiring low to medium temperatures
- Use cotton side (100% cotton) for cotton, linen & fabrics requiring medium to high temperatures
Press as you sew for a professional finish. Press with grain line of the fabric, using a gentle up and down motion.
Position over ham and press until point is smooth and flat.
FOR SLEEVE CAPS:
Press over end of ham to shrink out fullness.
FOR CURVED SEAMS, FACING, COLLARS AND CUFFS:
Shape by pressing over and around ham.