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Thread: Clover Mini-Iron? Worth the money?

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    Senior Member foxxigrani's Avatar
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    For those of you that are worried about burning things, get a jar, small, or a drinking glass and use that to put your iron in between each use. I use it and even carry it to my applique class. Works real good. I tried a cup but that didn't work so well, so went to a taller glass. Hope this helps, I still love mine.

    Rita

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    CAUTION IF YOU HAVE KIDS!!!
    I got burned twice last time I used it. Blister healing nicely but still tender.

    I like the idea of the taller jar or glass. Maybe that would cover more of the exposed hot area and just leave the handle to grab.

    Works great but watch kids and pets too if they are up on your work area. :!:

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    Senior Member foxxigrani's Avatar
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    By all means please watch your little ones and even the bigger ones they could get burned real bad. I have no children at home, but occasionly have a grand kid around. I would be horrified if anything happened to them. I won't even let them in my sewing room because I am afraid that they might get hurt on pins or something. And I have no carpet in there. Over protective? Probably but better safer than sorry. And yes the glass works great.

    Rita

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    Senior Member foxxigrani's Avatar
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    Here is another little tip.... For those wooden irons that you are talking about??? Take a cloths pin apart and use those for the wooden irons. That isn't my idea, was told to me by my quilting instructor when I first started out. Hope this helps and is a cheap solution.

    Rita

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