I took this photo of the wrong side of the Humanity quilt top when I was pressing it because I really liked the texture and patterns the seams made – sort of spiky frills. What do you think?
However, when I was in the States Sylvia showed me how to use a pressing ham. I found it so much easier so I bought one at JoAnn’s and carted it all the way home.
I used it for the first time today on my sample Camelot block which I was dreading pressing. The thought of all those bunched up seam allowances in the centre was the stuff of nightmares for me.
It was SO EASY! I can’t believe I’ve done without one all these years. Now if only I could buy an iron like the ones they have in the States. The irons over there seem heavier and seem to work much better. (That’s not only my opinion DH agrees.)
A while back I was telling you about the problems I was having joining together the klosjes. I asked Crispy of Hand-Piecing with Crispy how she would press the seams. She asked me to post some photos of the two different ways that I’ve tried and so here they are: