Monday, March 24, 2008

No tutorial



There's no tutorial here. I took the old cover off, traced the pattern onto the new fabric, adding a little bit for the hem, hemmed it all around, threaded elastic through, and put it on the ironing board. Oh, and I did add a little bit of batting underneath because I could feel the metal of the ironing board through the flimsy foam it came with.
Around here you can't take photos without an audience.

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17 comments:

  1. oh...now that is a project I can do, and need to do! Your audience looks like my audience. However they are all outside now do to my allergies.

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  2. Wow, that looks great! I really ought to follow your suit and make one myself... no one should have an ironing board cover as ugly as mine!

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  3. Very nice! I must make a new one for my board too; just need to find time:)

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  4. This is on my to do list tomorrow...

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  5. When you wrote that you traced the pattern on the new fabric... I thought you meant you traced all those little flowers on your new fabric. Then the light dawned.

    New ironing board covers are a such fun. Makes me ALMOST want to iron.
    Hugs,
    Joni

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  6. I love the fabric you used for your new ironing board cover; it's very pretty. And what a beautiful cat!

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  7. Oh, that's on my list of projects to do! I'm inspired...yours is lovely. It would almost make ironing fun!

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  8. I'm definitely adding this one to my list of projects. Imagine... a pretty ironing board! Too cool!!!

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  9. What timing! I just got a "real" ironing board this weekend (no more tiny ones for me) and have been wanting to make it a pretty cover. I can't wait to try it! Thanks-

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  10. Good work!!! That is one of those practical things I never manage to do!

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  11. Looks great! I love having an audience (canine), I just wish it came without the hair! :-)

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  12. What a beautiful ironing board cover! You just gave me a great idea. I have some wonderful fabric that would look great on my ironing board. I think I can, I think I can - I know I can, I know I can. I'll do it! ~Adrienne~

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  13. Love your little audience :)

    The cover looks wonderful! I really need to make one of these soon... What type of batting did you use? The foam that came with my ironing board is just terrible.

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  14. such a pretty fabric for a cover. of course it's pink.

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