Wednesday, April 6, 2011

They sure don't make things like they use to

I just bought this thing....literally about 6 weeks ago. Already it had a hole in it. This is my "new" ironing board cover. Now I iron quite a bit, between the longarming and my regular quilting, plus the kids stuff, but come on...6 weeks and worn out.  I refused to buy another one so early in, so I got creative. Found some lime green batik fabric so it wouldn't fray, and added wonder under onto the back, cut out a similar paisley shape and ironed it over the hole. You can hardly tell and that should get me through another few weeks I would think.  See what happens when you retire.  It's the principle of the thing.

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