I'm so proud of myself for finally getting this project accomplished. I have a small portable ironing board that was in SAD condition!
|The sheet was rotten and shredding off. There was no padding.
Since I'm teaching my first sewing class tomorrow (so excited!!) I figured it was about time to get it done. Here's a couple helpful tutorials I ran across Super Easy and Simple Recovery. I decided to use a chunk of wool I had been given for my birthday a couple years ago as padding. Apparently wool is great to hold steam and reflect it back into your work. I had a chunk that felt half felted and was too small and heavy to make into a garment.
|I folded it in half and trimmed it to shape doing some clipping for a tighter
fit around the board.
Many staples and a few safety pins later I had a nicely recovered ironing board. I stapled the padding down first then the fabric. Everything was pulled extra snug.
|Finished project and messy sewing table.