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Iron choices

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fabricgirl
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Re: Iron choices

Post by fabricgirl » Sun Jun 29, 2008 2:35 am

I have the little rowenta and just loveit when Im going to a class and sometimes I use it in my sewing room I also have a normal size rowenta for just ironing .


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sewbug
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Re: Iron choices

Post by sewbug » Tue Jul 01, 2008 6:47 am

Here is a dry iron that I found online that you can't find in the stores anymore.
http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/shop ... yword=iron

sewbug
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Re: Iron choices

Post by sewbug » Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:45 am

I found the last Black and Decker classic no auto shut off in my town at Lowes. It was way in the back of the shelf.

CaroleJ
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Re: Iron choices

Post by CaroleJ » Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:07 pm

LOVE my Black and Decker! First one I bought lasted about 5 years; got a new one only because it wasn't getting quite as hot as I wanted, but it still worked.

Unfortunately, my mother's dog has managed to pull my current one off the ironing board a couple times, so it's not working at full capacity any more...but I will replace it with another Black and Decker.

Also have Rowenta's travel iron that comes with me on retreats.

1quiltinnana
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Re: Iron choices

Post by 1quiltinnana » Fri Jul 25, 2008 4:29 pm

I have the Auto Shut Off Rowenta Steam Iron....regular size. It works great and love the steam feature. I may get a smaller iron to put by my machine now too.

DeniAZ
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Re: Iron choices

Post by DeniAZ » Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:05 pm

I've had good luck with Black & Decker and Kenmore... once I figured out to use distilled water instead of tap water! I used to get crusty hard water buildup in my steam vents :)

WeeOne
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Re: Iron choices

Post by WeeOne » Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:10 am

I have a Maytag cordless and love it! So much so that I talked my DH into letting me get one for the RV, too. One less thing to haul in & out when we get to home base.
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grammiequilts
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Re: Iron choices

Post by grammiequilts » Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:36 pm

ooops

lyndaleen
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Re: Iron choices

Post by lyndaleen » Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:43 am

I have a Mary Proctor that still works. I have a Black and Decker auto-off 470 Quick and Easy. Everything about it is fine EXCEPT, when trying to use the steam, all the water gushes out once it is set upright. rats.

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