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« on: June 22, 2009 07:32:16 PM »

So I have been using my grandmothers ancient iron forever with no issues. Until I decided to sew myself a super cute pin up shirt with this fabulous vintage hibiscus print fabric I have been hording for years. So it's all going well until I need to press a seam, and then I proceeded to melt the fabric to the iron the second it touched the fabric. It was napalm before I even knew what was up. That iron is now in the trash. With the top. There was no a scrap of fabric left over, so it all hit the trash. God dammit. Well, that's what xanax is for!

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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2009 02:54:47 PM »

God dammit. Well, that's what xanax is for!


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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2009 07:23:07 PM »

Oh No! How annoying is that? I have a new fangled iron that my mum got me, and I constantly burn things with it, including my fingers  Roll Eyes My $20 iron that I had when I first moved out of home never did that too me. Although once it spat water at me, unfortunately that water landed on my leg and I had stockings on, and it managed to melt the stockings. They were stuck to my leg - much pain was involved!!!! I didnt even know that irons boiled water, but apparently they do. well that one did!

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