You can iron a dress shirt faster and get better results by following these step-by-step instructions. With a little practice, you can look like you send your shirts out to be pressed. Iron the rest of the shirt. Iron the rest of the shirt, moving from the front panel on one side to the front panel on the opposite side. The neck of the shirt should always be at the narrow end of the board.I’m back this month to share with you a skill I honed during college. While attending school, I got a part time job as a presser at a dry cleaners and believe it or not – I loved it! It was hard work, but really satisfying. There’s just something about turning a disheveled piece of clothing into a nice, crisp garment.