Steamer-Blocker

Position hats or caps on shaped blocks to steam headwear.

What does a Steamer-Blocker do?

Positions hats or caps on shaped blocks to steam headwear and impart specified size and shape: Pulls hat linings, hats, or caps onto hat blocks. Holds block over steam jet, using hands to smooth and shape fabric. Places knit headwear on perforated aluminum head forms. Depresses pedal to force steam through form to soften headwear while shaping it by hand, using padded asbestos gloves. Sews hat brims to crowns, using needle and thread.