Better Homes and Gardens Folding Ironing Board

Yesterday I ironed fusible interfacing, glue side down, onto my ironing mat.  And not just a little bit.  I glued the entire 10″ x 11″ sucker down onto my mat.  I did this dangerous thing called multitasking and I know better than to do that because I do things like glue things to ironing boards.

Foldable Ironing Board 3

And if you are asking yourself, what the heck was I ironing on and why?  Well, I like to sew on a craft table in my living room where I am out of the way but right in the middle of things if my kids need me.  Because of this, I have found that a fully set up ironing board is a severe hazard for my kids who could not care less that I have an iron.  So, I was using an ironing mat that is supposed to allow you to iron on top of your washer or dryer.  It worked pretty well for almost 2 years until I started multitasking.

So with a deadline of bags I would like to get in my shop for Small Business Saturday I went straight to Wal Mart.  Wal Mart had a mini ironing board, no mats, a full size ironing board which was not in the cards, and then folding ironing board.

So I said to myself, “Self.  This could be awesome. Let’s try it.”  It was about $12.97 I think and it works so well and is so easy to assemble and disassemble.  I am so glad I glued that interfacing down because this folding ironing board is so rad.  I am so happy to have it.

Foldable Ironing Board 4

I use it just like this, with no legs on my table right next to me.  You can easily pull a pin lever underneath and fold it in half on the seam but I don’t need it that compact.   I just like that I can have board ready to go on my table.  So I sew my zipper and then move over and iron my seams.  it allows me to stay tucked into the wall and keep my iron in that corner you see there.

Foldable Ironing Board 6

I highly recommend this to you if you are in the ball park for a small sewing space solution!!!!

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