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Make the menial task of ironing something spectacular!!Cover that cold metal ironing board with something cheerful and lively!!MATERIALS:1 3/4 Yards Cotton or Linen 45" or 60"1 3/4 Yards ...
With the ironing board open, turn upside down and lay on back side of fabric.
Using a writing utensil that will show on your chosen fabric, make a dashed line 2.5" (6.35 cm) around the perimeter of the of the ironing board. When ...
Cut along line. Lay cut out fabric on top of fleece. Using fabric as a template, cut out fleece to same size.
Baste stitch fleece to back side of fabric.
Fold ironing board cover in half. Mark middle of the wide side of the board with a pin.
Piece together bia tape (if needed). Unfold bias tape and stitch ends together.
Open bias tape.With fleece side up, line up open edge of tape with edge of cover just to one side of marked middle (pin from step 5).Curl edge ...
Let the bias tape fold up, curling around the raw edge of the fabric. With fabric side up on your sewing machine platform, slide the elastic inside the ...
Finish stitching just short of marked middle.
Pull elastic so edges of cover are gathered making sure not to let the elastic slip inside your bias tunnel.
When finished gathering, cover should look like a shrimp.
Cut excess elastic and hand stitch buttons (or any other accent) to prevent losing elastic in bias.
Slip over ironing board. Pull alstic to fit cover properly and tie. Happy Ironing!
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