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Ironing Board Covers
 
 

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Save money by repurposing your ironing board covers when they get old and torn.  Cut them up and make potholders, or make larger pieces to protect your tables from hot items.  Exercise  thrift and recycle.

 

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Here are some more frugal tips to save money on ironing board covers.

 

- Choose your ironing board cover carefully.  Make sure that you buy one that will hold on the board securely, as well as one that will look nice in the projects you make when you recycle the fabric.
 
- If you know how to sew, make your own ironing board cover.
 
- Make an ironing board cover from a recycled shower curtain.
 
- Recycle the cords in the cover.
 
- Use old towels or other textiles for the padding.
 
- Protect the cover when using the board to iron something with glue.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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