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Posted on: 4/18/08 4:55 PM
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My sewing room is really tiny, so I have no hopes of ever having a cutting table in there. However, I have been using two ironing boards placed one in front of the other, the pointed end of one standing behind the square end of the other. I put my large cutting mat on top of the two boards, and Voila!! A useful and temporary cutting table.

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julie w said... (4/23/08 0:19 AM) Reply
I'm going to give this a go too, I also have two ironing boards! It beats fighting over the kitchen worktop.
dollieo said... (4/19/08 5:26 PM) Reply
What a fabulous idea,you are a genius. Thank-you. Ican't wait to try it.
MissTaraTara said... (4/19/08 1:19 PM) Reply
Great idea and easy on the pocketbook! Thanks
bluefly said... (4/19/08 1:12 PM) Reply
Great Idea! I can see sewers all over America setting up their ironing boards! I definitely will try it. I'll pick up a cheapo extra board somewhere.
ladybegood said... (4/19/08 11:54 AM) Reply
Good idea. This would also probably save my back from hunching over a too low cutting mat!
SandraB said... (4/19/08 8:47 AM) Reply
Stitchology, I have two ironing boards because I keep one in the laundry room for ironing laundry and one in my sewing room, exclusively for pressing while I sew. It is just easier this way, rather than moving one board back and forth.
Stitchology said... (4/19/08 8:39 AM) Reply
Interesting. May I ask why you have 2 ironing boards?
AnitaJ said... (4/19/08 3:43 AM) Reply
What an innovative idea!
MarthaA24 said... (4/19/08 2:06 AM) Reply
That's a very interesting idea! I must say it has got me to thinking, much better than using the floor as I have generally done.
 
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