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Thread: Eeek! Black stuff on my new iron! How do I get it OFF??

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    Power Poster dunster's Avatar
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    Mar 2009
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Quote Originally Posted by sewcrafty
    I just did the same exact thing!! Except I even went a step further, I got fusible stuck all over my ironing board cover. Purchased Iron-Off for iron worked really well. Tired of old ironing board cover any way bought a new one with quilting rulers on it. Found out it doesn't pay to do something with a head cold. Brains just don't work well.
    You might want to check the grid on the ironing board cover for accuracy before you rely on it. I bought a June Tailor Cushioned Quilter's Square 'n Blocker because it has the grid on it and I thought it would be great for blocking. The grid is off by a lot, so it's worse than useless. Come to think of it, I haven't been impressed by any June Tailor products.

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    Jan 2010
    I used a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and it worked pretty well. Went to the fabric store today, though, and bought iron cleaner. Stocked up a bit, too!

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    Feb 2009
    I use a paper grocery bag. It works great!

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    Super Member Oklahoma Suzie's Avatar
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    Home town: Rehoboth, MA Now living in OK
    Quote Originally Posted by Marjpf
    My best guess is you got some of the fusible on it. There is some iron cleaner you can get (don't remember the name of it) especially for this, or when it is cool use Goo-Gone, then clean really well to take the oily residue off.
    goo gone works well.

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    Nov 2009
    Myrtle Creek, Oregon
    brown paper bag w\salt hot iron just run the iron over the salt it will come off. my mother thought me this many years ago

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