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Reviewed by:Dale C
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Posted on:2/4/07 4:54 AM

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AnneM said... (2/5/07 8:56 PM) Reply
Very nice. My ironing board could probably use a new cover, but it isn't likely to get one any time soon!
Carolyndh said... (2/4/07 6:36 PM) Reply
I will definitely follow your example here--I love this.
cindyann said... (2/4/07 1:52 PM) Reply
Looks great Dale. Makes me embarassed about my tattered ironing board cover.......must do something about that.
sewbehind said... (2/4/07 1:51 PM) Reply
Such co-ordination. I am impressed.
mudcat said... (2/4/07 1:07 PM) Reply
What a good idea. I also have three boards (different sizes). I like the idea of matching.
Sherril Miller said... (2/4/07 11:51 AM) Reply
Much prettier than store bought and I'm sure they are better built. What a perfect addition to a sewing room.
Mary Stiefer said... (2/4/07 10:54 AM) Reply
Great job. Love the idea of using bias binding as a casing for the elastic.
khurtdvm said... (2/4/07 10:40 AM) Reply
Those are really nice - hmmm...good idea.
Miss Fairchild said... (2/4/07 8:59 AM) Reply
Beautiful, Dale! The koi fabric looks so refreshing. I did this too, several years ago and the board still has the same cover. I got fed up with paying $14US for a cover I could make. I zigzagged with a wide stitch, over durable string and pulled the string tight to shape the cover over the board. (I was too lazy to make a casing). I also used Insulbrite to help with the heat protection. I know batting works well as I've recently redone my sewing room and now have a pressing surface (an old table top) with batting.
CSM--Carla said... (2/4/07 8:52 AM) Reply
LOVE your idea of matching prints! Thanks for sharing. Carla
RuthieSews said... (2/4/07 7:44 AM) Reply
What a great idea! I too have 3 boards like you all with covers in wildly different patterns and colours. It never occured to me that I could make my own matching covers for them all. So thank you for sharing this one.
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