Patterned Tailor's Ham


You don't have buy anything expensive to improve the way your clothes fit after they're pressed. Try this sewing tutorial to learn how to make a Patterned Tailor's Ham. You'll love how easy this tool is to make, and you'll love how low-budget it is, too. If you like to design and make your own clothes, the provided pattern will leave you with a tailor's ham you'll love to use. This is also a great project to make with kids. They will have a blast helping you stuff the inside.

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Time to CompleteIn an evening

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. Im doing a course at the moment which teaches pressing techniques in sewing and this Ham is one of the recommended tools. So its a very timely pattern to come across. Thank you to the ladies who have commented previously, with one suggesting the use of Fibre fill for the stuffing. I would have probably gone with this option myself as I have plenty of that from Crochet Toy Making. But the second comment asked how the fibre fill would handle the steam from an iron and that is a very good point.

It could also be stuffed very firmly with fiberfill. Smaller semi-pointed ones help you get closer to corners in pillows, etc. they work great!

Thanks for your suggestion, Marypktn. But how does fiberfill manage hot steam? I know that sawdust adsorb the moisty hot air exceeding, but I think fiberfill would not...


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