Tote Your Iron with a Heat-Proof Caddy

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It Works As a Pressing Pad, Too!

This clever caddy was designed for toting an iron. It’s perfect for traveling and for quilt retreats and classes.

The caddy opens up into a pressing mat. That also means you don’t need to wait for the iron to cool before packing it up. Nice!

Iron Caddy Tote Pattern

There are a few tips that help with making the caddy. One is to use stretchy hair bands for the elastic. They look nice and will wear well.

Iron Caddy Tote Pattern

Iron Caddy Tote Pattern

Photos above from Flossie Blossoms.

Other construction tips are provided in the following video by Angie Mueller.

Click here to watch the video on YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

Patterns are available for both a regular iron and a smaller travel iron designed by Sisters Common Thread. A free pattern is available for the larger size from Tri County Quilters.

Click here for the free “Iron Caddy” pattern.

We were unable a locate a free pattern for the travel iron size (Caddy Pad Jr. Tote). However, the required piece of silver heat-resistant lining is included with the purchased pattern.

Click here to purchase the Caddy Pad Jr. Tote pattern with lining fabric.

Silver heat-resistant fabric can be found here.

Iron Caddy Tote Pattern


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