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My new ironing board cover

The only bit of sewing I did this past holiday season was this new ironing board cover and hitching up some pants for a wedding we have this Friday. Hubby was forced to finally got around to getting these new pants as his old ones don't button up anymore. So I cut the bottom and did a blind-stitch on them. I love the blind-stitch using the machine. It takes a bit of jiggling around but it's a lovely quick finish.
Next, I had seen a tutorial for making your own covers so I had a go at my own as this is not your standard regular size board. I got mine from Aldi and it's like extra-wide and a bit longer so no shop bought covers actually fit it unless you get the ones from Aldi; if you're lucky that they are selling them. So as I was going through my stash I found this Robert Kaufman quilting cotton. I don't know what it's called because I sewed up the selvedge. Anyway, it's dotty and I really like it.
Oh and here's a skirt I forgot to blog about. It's…