Monday, September 19, 2011

IRON COZY!!!

I was just so excited when I read Stash Manicure's post for today...Nan from Pots and Pins did a turorial on an iron cozy.

Some of you are thinking...yea right...iron cozy...what next!

How many times have we gone somewhere with our iron, used it and then had to wait for it to cool? Raise your hands...don't be shy....

Well..nip over there, she has a great tutorial.

Now...she says not to leave an opening for your cord...I did...because I wanted to....



make it reversible.



She also used a binding for it...I did not...I just took my pinking shears to it. Yes...call me lazy...(been called worse)...besides "It is my party, I can do what I want"!!

so here is my iron...all nice and cozy....


How fun is this?? Did you notice the flip flops for my ties? Yes, my tie is black, I was going to lie and say it was navy blue...but once again....my party!!!

This did not take long at all, fast and fun.....now I have time to make more...oh yes...I see a whole slew of cozies in my future.

31 comments:

  1. It's really cute. I have a long standing rule - If I have to take my iron, I'm not going! But if I had one of these....

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  2. WAY cool...now the question an hour? lol
    really terrific Barb...I want to sew lol

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  3. LOVE IT!! Headed to a Sit & Sew this weekend, might have to throw a couple together for those who bring their irons. I'm gonna copy and do the pinking shears too. Works for me.....lol!!

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  4. Lookin' great Barb!! What is that goodie included in the pics, the turquoise/blue item?
    I seem to find myself having to pack up my iron when it's still warm so none of the little hands in the house touch it. This will be ideal for that.


    Carolyn

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  5. Very nice! Glad to see i am not the only one that likes to cut corners now and then.

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  6. Very cute iron cozie. And I love your black cord with flip flops. Great job!

    SewCalGal
    www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

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  7. Wonderful cozy! I see no problem with marching to your own beat.

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  8. Too cute! I think the flip flops on the black cord are perfect.

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  9. I love it. I have been using my iron alot lately. I will have to make me one of those.

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  10. That is really good Barb and makes you iron pretty enough to keep out on display :) Hugs Vicki x

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  11. I clicked when I shouldnt have clicked. My comment dissapeared! But I said that is so pretty and it makes your iron look good enough to leave out on display :) Hugs Vicki x

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  12. Nice job..I like your shortcut ideas too!

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  13. It sure is your party Barb and you do a good job on everything. That is a great idea I will have to look at it. My iron turns off after so many mins but I hate it because everytime I go to use it it's cold.

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  14. I love your very unique iron cozy!

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  15. Thanks for the recommendation. I'm printing out the instructions and will make one soon.

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  16. That is so cute, Barb! I like the happy fabrics you used for it. And great choice in irons...it's exactly like mine! :o)

    XOXO,

    Cyndi

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  17. Finally getting around to the sign in sign out thing Thanks for the advce
    Now I need to know how to get the pics of my followers back I cant follow any more blogs because there are no pics come up any more
    Any advce on that one?

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  18. Now that is smart! Very cute too.

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  19. That is so cute! Love your tie and flip flops...and the pinking on the edges? You're a genius!

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  20. The flip-flops make it perfect!

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  21. so cute and useful! I will definitely make one!

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  22. Great idea! I like your pinked edges!

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  23. Very cute idea, and I totally believe in shortcuts!

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