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Thread: Cleaning my iron

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    Senior Member Pickle's Avatar
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    First off let me tell you that I have a good memory but it is short.
    Now last night while I was trimming my blocks I accidentely cut a
    a strip. ( this is where my memory fails) I had a role of the iron on tape (?) like you can use for a quick hem etc.( forgot the name) well any way I was using that to patch the slit I made while cutting and laid my iron
    across the trip . So I had to try to clean my iron , no iron cleaner but I always have a small box of alcohol pads in a drawer for cleaning my needle after I happen to sew something sticky. Any way I tried that on the sole of my iron while it was a wee bit warm
    and it cleaned the sole plate just like new. I am just sharing this because I was surprised at how fast and nice it cleaned.
    Pickle

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    Junior Member KayT's Avatar
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    This is a great tip, I will store it in my memory....Oh what was that tip. I always was disapointed when I would have that happen. I now have a Maytag cordless iron and it has a titanium plate, and I don't worry nothing has stuck to it yet.

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    That is valuable information. Thank you for sharing. I am all in for the easiest way to do anything and everything.

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    Dampened Mr Clean magic sponges (or the generic equal) cleans cool irons quickly and easily. I've used them on my teflon and stainless irons and they don't scratch.

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    Wow, thanks. Both are great tips. I keep a bottle of alchol in my sewing room in case my washable marker drys up. I just add a couple of drops in the top and it will last until I get another one.

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    Great tips, thanks for sharing :D:D:D

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