So I decided it was time to replace it.
Now lucky for me, my husband does most of the ironing in our house !! But this also meant no fancy, pretty fabrics - I don't want to put him off this job which is one of my pet hates!!
I found some nice plain fabric and set to work!
All I did was take off the old cover - cut the foam part out, use this as the template to cut some new fresh fabric, and attach the foam to this with my overlocker (serger)
Then I added a strip of fabric about 10cm (4") wide all around the main piece, and turned over the outside to make an elastic casing. Fed through some elastic and secured it:
Then all I had to do was slip the new cover over my ironing board and step back to admire!!
What do you think? Definitely an improvement - and I'm going to try hard to not cut or mark this one....
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