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Thread: Mini Irons VS. Regular Irons?? (Which is better)??

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    Senior Member cny_sewer39's Avatar
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    Good Afternoon Every1,

    I hope all is well with you & your families. I have a little dilemma for you. I was thinking of getting a Mini Iron (travel size). Which is better, the mini travel irons or the regular or full size irons :?: :?: I am thinking of having it on my second desk, so that I don't have to get up and waste valuable time. I have 2 retractable corded irons (one is my backup.). I also have the clover mini iron. (used for small seams.). Any help would be appreciated. I eagerly await your comments, help, and suggestions. Thank you soooo much for your help.

    :-D :-D :-D :-D Have a blessed day. :-D :-D :-D :-D

    :thumbup: :thumbup: debra :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    Super Member Annaquilts's Avatar
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    I like the full size heavy iron. I never use my mini but for aplique.

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    I am currently waiting for a vintage travel iron to arrive that I won in an ebay auction for $2.99. I am hoping that it will be a good supplement to my full size iron. According to the seller this iron is approximately 3" wide and 7" long and weighs about 2 lbs. I am hoping because it is an older iron it will get nice and hot and will stay that way (no auto shutoff). Time will tell.

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    I bought a mini travel iron and don't like it. I've gone back to my regular iron

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    Super Member Carron's Avatar
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    I have a mini iron and used it once....just did not get hot enought for my needs.

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    Super Member TonnieLoree's Avatar
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    Like others have said, the mini-iron just didn't get hot enough.

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    Super Member Rose Marie's Avatar
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    The Rowenta Mini has steam and I love it for piecework but use a full size for ironing my fabrics.

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    I have the Steam Fast SF-717 and it is truly a wonderul small iron---perfect for classes or retreat. My husband bought it on Amazon (it's on sale now for $18.49). One of my friends bought it and I tried it out and love it. I like the fact that it holds well in your hand with a nice grip that you can control the pressure. I would really recommend it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carron
    I have a mini iron and used it once....just did not get hot enought for my needs.
    Ditto...

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    jmabby, good thing you have a collection of irons

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