Agricultural Extension Service, South Dakota State College
THE ART OF PRESSING can be learned by any girl or woman who knows a few fundamental facts and has the patience to work with fabrics. Pressing is time consuming but well worth the effort. It helps give a professional. look to garments made at home. Every seamstress should put up her ironing board for pressing when she sets up her sewing machine. No garment can look well made without proper pressing during construction.
Scales, Murle, "The Art of Pressing" (1956). SDSU Extension Circulars. 673.