My Ironing Table

I spent half of a day working on this and I’m still not happy with it. This is what I started with.

I ended up taking this apart. It had wrinkles inside.

Ugh. And this is why you can’t trust the accuracy of the lines on these.

I pulled out the draw string and sewed ties in.

I tied these under the table top.

Not pretty, but so far it’s okay. I’m hoping it will flatten out over time.

Have a good day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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4 Responses to My Ironing Table

  1. Sandy says:

    How fun to have a whole new empty sewing room to clutter up I mean artfully arrange! Maybe you could get one of those wool horse saddle pad things for your ironing table?

  2. I need to replace my pressing cover; it is so stained and also ripping – LOL. I wonder if you could find a way to use bungee cords to stretch the length of the board, making the top a bit more taut? Don’t know if that makes sense, sorry – LOL

  3. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Katy! It will definitely flatten out and sooner than later. You’ll be encouraging it to with the nice hot iron! I’ve never had an ironing board cover with lines, etc. I usually go for pretty. HAHA! ~smile~ Roseanne

  4. Looks like every day you are making good progress in your new sewing room!

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