Nothing like a good Ham (and a Sausage)

Ham Sausage final

One of the most pressing issues* a sewist can face  when crafting a really professional-looking garment is ironing seams, hems and necklines. Getting the iron into fiddly areas like sleeves, armholes, curves etc can be a bit of a daunting task at best, and hair-rendingly frustrating at others.  I had been using  “bunching up a lot of random scrap threads and shoving them in the garment” technique and was of course unsatisfied with it, when I discovered there were these magical things called Tailor’s ham and Sausage. Continue reading