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Earlier in the year I was approached by Carol from Fitz Like A Glove™ Ironing Board Cover And Other Goodies to review their Ironing Board Cover.
I was given a free ironing board cover and underlay as part of my review – but my opinions in this blog post are my own.
I’d been looking for a solid colour ironing board cover as my previous brightly coloured/patterned one made taking pattern step photos on it impossible. I jumped at the chance to review this product when I saw that their ironing board covers came in a solid colour range. I’m sure you won’t be surprised to know I chose “my favourite yellow”. It makes me feel happy whenever I spot that burst of sunshine in my sewing room!
I was so impressed by Carol’s passion for her product and genuine interest in ensuring that her customers are 100% satisfied.
I had been using a thick padded ironing board surface and for the last little while, I’d just been putting new ironing board covers on top of the old, when I replaced them. Have you ever done that? In the end I had a “Princess and the Pea” style stack of ironing board covers on my ironing board. I hadn’t realised how many there were, until I took them off to try this one out. This ironing board cover is not padded but Carol sent an underlay for me to use with the ironing board cover.
I’ve got to admit, given my obsession with thick ironing board covers, I was a bit dubious when it arrived as to how it would go and worried that my initial preference for a thick ironing surface would stand in the way of me liking this ironing board cover. Luckily after using this ironing board cover/underlay combo I’m back to preferring a firm ironing surface, especially after sewing the Oasis Quilt on it.
My old “Princess and the pea” ironing board stack, had a tendency to move from side to side as I ironed. If I’d been trying to iron the large amounts of fabric involved in making the quilt on it I’m sure the whole stack would’ve lurched completely off the ironing board! Which brings me to another feature of this ironing board cover. It has a nifty cord arrangement which will help keep your ironing board cover exactly where it’s meant to be!
I think after using this new ironing board cover/underlay for a while (and wondering why I had totally changed my preference) that my desire for a padded ironing board cover probably came from using cheap underlays that I could feel the metal holes in the ironing board through. Rather than looking for a better ironing board cover/underlay I just kept buying cheapies and stacking them up!
So if you’re in the market for a new ironing board cover/underlay I’d highly recommend looking at Carol’s Fitz Like A Glove™ Ironing Board Cover.
Please note that this is an affiliate link. This means that if you purchase from them I will receive a commission – though I’d recommend them anyway. Carol’s product and customer service is second to none!