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Quilted ironing board cover

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Category Sewing
Style Cute, Casual, Retro / Vintage, Funky
Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Fabric, thread, reclaimed woolen blanket (as batting), string/cotton cord

Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? It is so satisfying to do such a quick project where the results and reward are immediate!

Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Next time I'm going to use elastic rather than the cord because it was so tricky to secure to the board!

Sarah Becker on craftsy.com

What a fabulous fabric for your cover. Bet it adds some great flare to your sewing space. Thank you for sharing.

05/26/2012 Flag

This is very inspirational to me as I was just thinking the other day that my ironing board needed a new cover. Thank you for sharing this :o)

05/29/2012 Flag

Hehehe, no worries!

05/29/2012 Flag

Love the fabric for this! Great work.

07/21/2012 Flag

LOVE this I am going to give this a try... now an excuse to go buy more fabric;) thanks for great idea

02/22/2013 Flag

I have a question for you about this: I wanted to make my own and thought I had to have special fabric like teflon? Or whatever it is called,maybe something with nomex in it? My question though is about ironing: I was wondering,when you iron something, say a thin cotton blouse or a knit, Doesn't the quilting leave marks or bumps or wrinkles in the item you are ironing? I too would use elastic and make the cover larger than the store bought ones the cord always rips out of the stitching and it is always too hard to get full coverage! I had one in my buggy at Wal-Mart and put it back on the shelf because I was hungry and had to choose.I may make my own but I was worried about using regular fabric. I have a bunch of yards of fabric that is decorator weight with cherries on it and thought this might brighten up my sewing room a bit!

07/27/2013 Flag