How to extend the life of your Ironing Board Cover while sewing!

Hi Everyone,

As a sewer you will know there is always a lot of ironing and pressing to do while sewing. Pressing during sewing is an essential part of the sewing process to help make your garments professional.

Yet when it comes to pressing iron-on interfacing you can run into some challenges regarding your ironing board cover! It can become sticky and you can risk ironing on bits of fabric, dust and glue onto other pieces of your garment which is less than desirable!

So today’s sewing tip I share with you a fantastic tip to help keep your ironing board clean and extend the life of your ironing board cover.

Click below to watch my sewing video tip!

Please leave me a comment below, I would love to hear what you have to say about this sewing tip!

Next video tip coming soon: ‘How to avoid aching shoulders while sewing!’

Happy Sewing,

Maree Pigdon Sewing Classes

For more information contact:
Maree Pigdon Sewing Centre
T: +61 3 5264 1666
E: [email protected]

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6 Responses to “How to extend the life of your Ironing Board Cover while sewing!”

  1. parenting says:

    Hi there, You’ve done a great job. I will definitely digg it and for my part recommend to my friends. I’m sure they’ll be benefited from this website.

  2. Maree says:

    Hi everyone and thank you for all your comments!

    For those who were asking as to where you can buy the Teflon Mat, I sell them here at Rosewood Cottage! If you would like to purchase one simply email me at: [email protected] and I will process your order. Teflon Mat’s (while stocks last!) are $16.95 plus P&H within Australia.

  3. Rhonda Fritzlaff says:


    That teflon is the best thing I have seen in a long time where can you purchase the sheet?

    Fabulous tip

  4. Anne Marland says:

    Love all your tips ,they are all very relevant and helpful ,thank you.

  5. Barbara McGrath says:


    You must have been looking over my shoulder at my ironing board – where did you purchase the large teflon sheet ? I only ever seen a small size sheet.

    Great tip!!

  6. Amanda Dunlop says:


    where do you get the Teflon mat – it is a great idea!


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