– Tailor’s Clapper
The Tailors Clapper is a must have for sewing and ironing. It is used to press seams without burning. I discovered the clapper while I was taking a sewing class on making jeans and wondered how I ever sewed without it. Now, I use it on everything I make.
Used with steam from your iron, press the area with the clapper and hold for just a few seconds, it will leave a nice crisp seam.
Medium weight is about 12oz and measures 9 ½” inches long, 2 1/2 inches wide tapered down to 2 inches and is 1 1/2” thick. Smaller clapper weighs 6 oz, and measure 8″ long 2″ wide tapered down to 1 1/2″ and is 1 1/2″ thick.
Both sides have routed grooves to offer easy handling and is unfinished to better absorb the steam.
Colors may vary from the above picture, they may be lighter or darker depending on the variations of color in the wood used.
– Point Presser
Here is a valuable piece of equipment that every sewer needs. This is actually two tools in one. The top narrow surface point presser side works like a tiny ironing board for pressing hard-to-reach seams and enclosed corners, like those on collars, lapels, and cuffs. Slip the seam, wrong side up, over the point and press open.
The bottom clapper side is used to apply pressure and to set permanent creases to form crisp edges and flatten bulky seams.
To use, first apply steam to the area with your iron, then press with the clapper, leaning on it and applying as much pressure as possible. Hold this position until both the fabric and wood (which presses the steam into the area without adding heat) have cooled.
Point Presser comes unfinished.
Colors may vary from the above picture, they may be lighter or darker depending on the variations of color in the wood used. Made in the U.S.A