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Old 10-15-2006, 03:12 PM   #1
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what is steam blocking?
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Old 10-15-2006, 03:14 PM   #2
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Steam blocking is where you pin a garment down to the size you want and then hold a steam iron over it--don't touch it with the iron--just the steam.

Some people use a household steamer, too.
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