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Thread: Clover Mini irons

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    Hi everybody,
    I have just purchased a Clover mini iron grade two as i am sick and tired of having to get the big old iron out to iron creased patchwork fabrics as this product is widely used in the USA i am wondering if any one has had an experiences with this item and what attachment i should buy to help me along with my quilting
    Happy quilting everybody x

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    I hope your item is better than the one I purchased. It never worked and the shop that sold it wouldn't take it back. Most of them must be ok, or it wouldn't still be on the market, so I guess I just got a dud. I keep thinking I should try again...

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    I never liked my clover iron much. I ended up buying a travel size rowenta at Joann's when they were on sale and I love it. I made a tv tray into a small ironing board to keep next to my machine.

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    Hi There,
    Oh Dear,,,, i only received mine today and have not had time to open it these items are not cheap so it better work lol

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    Thanks for the good idea the TV tray as a ironing board is excellent it stops me having to towel the pine coffee table and iron on there as i hate getting the ironing board out a few times a day lol :cry:

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    Mine worked, I just didn't like how small the tip is and no matter what, it would not stay on the little metal stand thing. I did buy a wooden stand for it but it just gets in the way.

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    You can stand the iron in a ceramic mug and that will keep it safer than the little wire stand they provide for it.

    Apparently, you have to plug it in and heat it up and cool it off a few times before it gets as hot as you need it to be. I didn't realize this when I first bought it and assumed until I read this that mine was just a dud. One of these days, I'll take it out and heat it up a few times. Would be cool if it worked.

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    I have the clover iron and it gets REALLY hot! Since I don't have a stand for it, when it's used I just set the tip down in a coffee cup. That might work for some of you.

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    It is suppose to be good for Bias binding and ironing the edges of a border but i have yet to use it so i don't know if it is as good as the packaging says but thank you everybody for the handy tips the coffee cup tip is already going to be used lol

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    Sorry, I have one and I hate it. I prefer the regular old iron. Good luck with yours...Actually my favorite is an older Black and Decker travel iron. Small but yet gets very hot. They still sell them on Ebay once in a while. Love mine!!

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