|Orange really isn't the look I was going for here...|
|The blue and white fabric, the blue plastic thingy, and the white string|
are remnants of the original ironing board cover. Buh-bye!
|See the chalk outline? It is just that simple to get the right size.|
|See? I just traced with fabric chalk and cut it out. Truly, I just eye-balled the |
Cut out your fabric.
|I didn't even double over the casing...just a down and dirty hem. |
It is going to be on the underside and the inside of your ironing board.
Just remember to leave an opening to thread your elastic through.
|See the elastic? I tied it in a knot and trimmed it close AFTER I took this picture.|
Sew the casing, leaving an opening to thread elastic through the entire thing. Making sure you keep both ends of the elastic from slipping into the casing, try your ironing board cover on for size. Fiddle with it until you get it just right and tie it off when you have it taut. That's it...you're done!
There you have it. A new ironing board cover...pretty simple, right? I've used them both since I recovered them and they do make me smile. Mission accomplished!