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Topic: ideas for sprucing up ugly ironing board cover  (Read 813 times)
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« on: September 27, 2006 08:17:22 AM »


i just got a new ironing board and it came with the most ugly board cover.  i could buy another cover but  1.)  i don't really have any money and 2.) i like the idea of re-vamping the one i have somehow.  but!  the pickle for me is, whatever i put on it has to tolerate heat obviously and washings.  anyone have any ideas for that one?  wondering if iron-on transfers tolerate heat?  thanks a bunch!
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2006 08:22:57 AM »

From what I've read, you're not supposed to iron iron-on transfers once they're on.

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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2006 08:44:22 AM »

I personally know that after a few uses the transfers will actually lose thier stickyness to the board and will come off. I wouldn't suggest using them.
I have made myself and big roll (tailor's ham I think is the right term) and used magazines rolled up and covered it with old wool from a blanket. I have used it for at least ten years now and it's never had a problem with the heat-- although I have when touching it right after heating it!  You might try wool for your problem.

« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2006 10:20:42 AM »

thanks much for sharing your experiences with transfers........you saved me some trouble.  Smiley
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