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German Sewing Terms: Tailor's Ham?

Do any of you who sew auf Deutsch know what the correct German term for a tailor's ham is?


(I'm guessing it's not Schneiderschinken... )


For non-sewers, this is a handy little cushiony ham-shaped thingamabob you use to press curved seams.
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Old 28.07.2020, 15:45
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Re: German Sewing Terms: Tailor's Ham?

BŁgelkissen or BŁgelei


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Re: German Sewing Terms: Tailor's Ham?

BŁgelkissen
https://www.schneiderpuppen.de/Buege...mboss-Buegelei
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Re: German Sewing Terms: Tailor's Ham?

I learn something every day.
https://youtu.be/pauUPVcOI04
What is a Tailor's Pressing Ham?

And this woman calls hers a "BŁgelei" (pressing egg) and shows how she made her own:
https://youtu.be/FhiumdZVE-4

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Re: German Sewing Terms: Tailor's Ham?

So it's an egg, not a ham.

Thanks one and all!



(How I regret having jettisoned my big box o' sewing stuff - tools and accoutrement passed down a couple of generations - when I decide my sewing days were behind me. Now that I've picked up the hobby again, seems every time I turn around I'm missing some crucial oddment or whimsey. Like ham n' eggs.)
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